Documentary Film Showing: Soweto to Berkeley at the LongHaul.


December 16, 2013 @ 3:00 am – 4:30 am
Long Haul Infoshop, not far from Ashby BART
3124 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94703

The Long Haul Infoshop will be showing the documentary ‘Soweto to Berkeley’ this week, and is welcoming anti-Apartheid activists to speak.

From Soweto to Berkeley

Documentary (1987), 50 min, dir. Scott Wiseman

“Soweto to Berkeley” explores the student protests and debates at UC Berkeley in the 1980s which led to the Board of Regents decision to withdraw $3.1 billion in funds from companies doing business in South Africa. With the students’ tactics including occupations and direct actions, their organizing efforts, and their successes and failures, still resonate today.

Discussion to follow. Folks who were involved in the anti-apartheid movement in the 1980s are invited to attend and speak about their experiences.

The LongHaul.


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