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BaKaForum presents From Mandela to Obama

The BaKaForum announces a special session titled From Mandela to Obama - the End of Racism? In it, two films and their filmmakers will be featured which touches on both Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama. The Glow of White Women focuses on apartheid and Shadows of a Lynching Tree was meant to focus on racism in the USA but the election of Obama during filming changed the course of the film.
December 3, 2008

The BaKaForum announces a special session titled From Mandela to Obama – the End of Racism? In it, two films and their filmmakers will be featured which touch on both Nelson Mandela and Barack Obama. The Glow of White Women focuses on apartheid and Shadows of a Lynching Tree was meant to focus on racism in the USA but the election of Obama during filming changed the course of the film.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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