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Dayton Jewish Film Festival – An Act of Defiance
April 25 @ 7:15 pm - 9:30 pm$8 – $9
2018 | 123 minutes | Drama | English, Afrikaans
In this riveting historical drama, Nelson Mandela and his inner circle of Black and Jewish supporters face a possible death sentence for conspiracy to commit sabotage during a raid in the South African town of Riviona. Bram Fischer, a sympathetic lawyer, risks his career and freedom to defend Mandela and his supporters. An Act of Defiance captures the dark period of South Africa’s history – Apartheid, while skillfully balancing a nail-biting political thriller.
Winner: Best Film @ UK JFF; Best Screenplay, Best Actor @ Netherland, Cape Town & Winelands, Capetown International; Audience Favorite @ Gold Award, Mill ValleyFF