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Connie Field

Connie Field

Have You Heard From Johannesburg

Connie Field’s documentary work has won many awards, including a Primetime Emmy, the Sundance Grand Jury Prize, and two International Documentary Association awards, and been nominated for two Academy Awards. Have You Heard from Johannesburg is a seven-part series covering the global movement to end apartheid in South Africa, beginning in 1948 and ending in 1990 when Nelson Mandela was freed. The series “is a triumph of maximalist filmmaking, and you won’t look at your watch once.”
(Melissa Anderson, The Village Voice)

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Prior to Ms. Field’s visit

Monday, September 28
Episode 1: Road to Resistance (1948-1964)
Episode 2: Hell of a Job (1960-1969)
3:30-5:30pm, Cherry Hall 125

Wednesday, September 30
Episode 3: The New Generation (1969-1977)
12:00pm, Faculty House - brown bag lunch

Thursday, October 8
Episode 4: Fair Play (1958-1981)
12:00pm, Faculty House - brown bag lunch
4:00pm, Cherry Hall 125

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Tuesday, October 13
Episode 5: From Selma to Soweto (1977-1986)
9:35-11:00am, Cherry Hall 125

Episode 6: The Bottom Line (1965-1988)
4:00pm, Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium

Wednesday, October 14
Genderations luncheon on Rosie the Riveter
11:30-1:00pm, Faculty House
*RSVP required renee.purdy@wku.edu

Episode 7: Free at Last (1979-1990)
4:00pm, Gary Ransdell Hall Auditorium

Thursday, October 15
Episode 2: The New Generation (1969-1977)
12:30-1:50pm, Glasgow Campus, Room 173

*All episodes are under an hour.

Hosted by Gender & Women’s Studies. Many thanks to our co-sponsors:
English, Film Studies, African American Studies, Institute for Citizenship & Social
Responsibility, Journalism & Broadcasting, Potter College of Arts & Letters, History,
International Year of South Africa

Year of South Africa

 

 

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