Flatpack Projects
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Miners Shot Down

Friday 20th March, 2015

Birmingham and Midland Institute | 20:30 - 22:00

Acclaimed documentary about a massacre of 34 mineworkers in South Africa.

In partnership with Just Film Co-op, we present a powerful, award-winning documentary from South Africa. Made by one of the country’s leading directors, Rehad Desai, the film unfolds in real time over seven days, documenting a group of mineworkers as they strike for better wages. Six days into the strike the police move in, killing 34 of the miners and injuring many more.

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Part of Film Bug, in partnership with and across Colmore Business District from 20-21 March.

Dir: Rehad Desai South Africa 2014, 86 mins Cert: 15*