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Le Noir et le Blanc

1957 29 min
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Ce court métrage documentaire fait le portrait de l’Afrique du Sud, l’un des pays les plus importants du Commonwealth. Vers la fin des années 1950, sa population est aux prises avec des problèmes raciaux importants alors que se coudoient Noirs et Blancs.

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Le Noir et le Blanc

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Ce court métrage documentaire fait le portrait de l’Afrique du Sud, l’un des pays les plus importants du Commonwealth. Vers la fin des années 1950, sa population est aux prises avec des problèmes raciaux importants alors que se coudoient Noirs et Blancs.
This work contains scenes of nudity and/or sexuality. Viewer discretion is advised.
  • producer
    Ronald Dick
    Jacques Bobet
    Raymond Le Boursier
  • delegate producer
    Jacques Bobet
    Nicholas Balla
  • editing
    Raymond Le Boursier
    Douglas Tunstell
    Marion Meadows
    Nicholas Balla
  • sound editing
    Brian Keene
    James A. Anderson
  • host
    Jean-Louis Gagnon
  • director
    Raymond Le Boursier
    Ronald Dick

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Education

Ages 13 to 18

Warnings: Nudity

What is the significance of presenting the “History of South Africa” with the arrival of Dutch settlers? Research the history of South Africa before Europeans arrived. Consider telling the history of South Africa and apartheid from the perspective of one of the peoples mentioned (e.g., Bantu) rather than discussing Afrikaners and their hardships. What rights are not granted to Black South Africans based on apartheid? What role does religion and wealth play in reinforcing apartheid? What are the roots and outcomes of apartheid according to this documentary? Research the history of South Africa since 1957 (date of film). What falsehood/stereotypes are perpetuated in this documentary? Research the legacy of townships in urban cities such as Cape Town. How does natural geography play into social tensions and the development of South Africa?