Some great news, South Africa now has their own labour film festival. We met with Martin Jansen in 2010, when he visited Toronto where he shared some details of their plan. It’s great to see them come to fruition.
– CLiFF Board of Directors
COSATU and Workers’ World Media Productions will this year host the 6th Annual Labour Film Fes…tival nationwide, starting on Wednesday 13 April 2011 at 6pm at the Ekhaya Centre in Diepkloof, Soweto. The opening night will include speeches by leaders from Cosatu and trade union federations from Tunisia and Egypt. This year’s festival will focus various foreign takeovers.
This year the festival will be held in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, East London and Durban and is free.
For more information contact:
· Crystal Dicks at Cosatu on 011 339 4911 or 084 732 4643
· Kgapa Mabusela from WWMP on 011 336 1877 or 079 718 0477
· Martin Jansen on 021 447 2727 or 082 870 2025