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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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