Today marks sixty years since 20 000 women marched in solidarity on the Union Buildings in Pretoria, South Africa to protest the Apartheid government’s pass laws. In doing so they forever highlighted the change-making capacity of women working collectively. In this video,¬†South African women today take stock of where we are now while calling out sexism, calling for change, defining equality on their own terms, and saying what they want.
A Film By:¬†Maxime Thaysen, Helen J. Raine, Alix-Rose Cowie, Jolynn Minnaar
Featuring:¬†Lesoko Vuyokazi Seabe;¬†Anja Venter;¬†Amy and Frances Elliot Lester;¬†Jabu Nadia Newman;¬†Didintle Ntsie;¬†Genevieve Putter, Adele Blank, Lisa Fisher;¬†Femme: Kim Windvogel, Kelly Eve Koopman, Loren Loubser;¬†Tshepo and Hadiya Moche
Edited by Melanie Golden at Deepend Post Production
Sound design by Christopher Carter at The Echo Department
Make-up artist: Gabrielle Kidwell
Equipment provided by Zootee Studios