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The Charles Chaplin cinema in the capital city will greet the South African Movie Week, from January 18 to 23, with the screening of six full length movies and a documentary.

The cycle will open on Monday at 8:30 in the evening with the sports drama More than just a game by director Junaid Ahmed, which will be also screened on Tuesday 19 at 5:00 in the afternoon. The same day, at 8:00 p.m. the action drama Jerusalema will be screened by director Ralph Ziman.

Other titles such as: Faith like potatoes, Yesterday, Forgiveness, Cry freedom and Brothers in arms will be shown.

More than just a game is based on real events. Through the history of five former prisoners, from different origins and personalities, it narrated the events that took place in the Rhode Island, the African Alcatraz, South African political prison during the 1960´s. 

Jerusalema, an action drama, tells the story of the life of Lucky Kunene a criminal known as The Vandal of Hillbrow, arrested for murder right in the middle of a huge police raid in Durban.

Faith like potatoes is a motivation and faith drama that narrates the history of Angus Buchan, a farmer with a Scottish origin born in Africa, who because of war, an uncertain future and the lack of chance for him to educate his three young children decides to sell his farm in Zambia and emigrates to South Africa with his family.

Yesterday is a social denunciation drama that tells the story of a black woman, from the countryside, in South Africa, who feels sick and discovers she is HIV positive, but instead of letting herself die or blaming her destiny, she promises herself to live on.

Forgiveness presents us an unknown man called Tertius Coetzee, a former cop tormented by the weight of his crimes, who reaches the town of Paternoster in the South African Atlantic coast; and the documentary Brothers in arms which  starts when in the year 1958 a South African sailor, Ronald Herboldt, leaves his ship in Cuba and joins the Revolutionary fight, as part of the Rebel Army.

Source: and Cubarte

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