Fokofpolisiekar: Forgive Them for They Know Not What They Do

Fokofpolisiekar: Forgive Them for They Know Not What They Do
This film follows the story of the first Afrikaans punk bank, Fokofpolisiekar, band over 4 years as they forge a place for themselves and their fans in the new South Africa; in the process challenging the stigmas and expectations placed on them by their Afrikaner heritage, the church and tradition. In English and Afrikaans with subtitles.

108 minutes.
No persons under 16 (Language, Blasphemy, Drug abuse).
Documentary, Musical.
Hulle maak my mal!
Hulle maak my mal!


Hunter Kennedy, Francois van Coke, Johnny de Ridder, Wynand Myburgh, Jaco Venter
Bryan Little
MusicJohnny de Ridder, Hunter Kennedy
CinematographyGrant Appleton
EditingWim Steytler
Sound formats
Made in2009
Produced byFly on the Wall

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Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

LanguageStrong, pervasive, at times crude, high impact
NudityBrief sexual and non-sexual nudity,abscura genitalia
SexNone, but references to pornographic material, infrequent
PrejudiceSome stereotyping of Nigerians, prejudice against sexual orientation, ''Fogs / Foggatis''
BlasphemyBlasphemous content, may offend the religiously sensitive and Christians
Drug abuseActual abuse of illegal drugs, frequent alcohol and cigarette consumption glamourised, no anti-drug message presented.
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Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Zane Henry quote iconBellville made them do it
Die Burger
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