Mama Africa: Miriam Makeba

Wed 31 Oct, 7pm

Miriam Makeba was one of the first African musicians who won international stardom and whose music was always anchored in her traditional South African roots.

Forced into exile in 1959, Miriam Makeba fought for the oppressed most importantly for Black Africans, as a campaigner against apartheid. This documentary traces fifty years of her music and her performing life, through rare archive footage of her performances and through interviews with her contemporaries.

**Please note, as this film does not have a BBFC certificate we must treat it as an 18. Usual rules for this certificate apply so nobody under the age of 18 will be allowed into the screening.



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