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'A Snake Gives Birth To A Snake' SBIFF Documentary Feature 2015

February 7, 2015 by Ben Hyatt

The Fund for Santa Barbara Social Justice Award Winner - A diverse group of South African actors tours the war-torn regions of Northern Ireland, Rwanda, and the former Yugoslavia to share their country’s experiment with reconciliation. As they ignite a dialogue among people with raw memories of atrocity, the actors find they must once again confront their homeland’s violent past – and question their own capacity for healing and forgiveness. Featuring never-before-heard original music by jazz legend Hugh Masekela. (Durban Film Festival) CONTINUED BELOW TRAILER...

 

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The Fund For Santa Barbara Social Justice Award Winner

The Fund for Santa Barbara Social Justice Award Sponsored by The Fund for Santa Barbara for a documentary film that addresses social justice issues went to A Snake Gives Birth To A Snake (US Premiere), directed by Michael Lessac.  When South African actors tour war-torn regions around the globe they reflect on their homeland’s violent past, its impact on the world and their individual capacities to heal and forgive.

About The Film

Screening Times
01/28/15 07:00:00PM Metro 4 Theatre 1
01/29/15 01:00:00PM Santa Barbara Museum of Art
02/07/15 04:00:00PM Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Director: Michael Lessac
Cast: Quanita Adams, Nick Boraine, Andrew Buckland
Run Time: 99 min
Year Completed: 2014
Country of Origin: Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Ireland, Rwanda, Serbia, South Africa, USA


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