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WINNIE

Dir: Pascale Lamche
France / Netherlands / South Africa / 2016 / 84mins

"A frank, intimate portrait of a firebrand" Paste Magazine

Winnie Mandela is one of the most misunderstood and intriguingly powerful contemporary female political figures. As her husband Nelson Mandela served out his sentence in prison, Winnie took centre stage before the world as the face of the African National Congress. She became an icon for an adoring but fickle public that first cast her as the Mother of the Nation, and then cast her down as a sinner.

Unflinching in her pursuit of progress, history still paints Winnie as a supremely controversial figure, a victim turned perpetrator and looking to redress the balance, filmmaker Pascale Lamche offers a nuanced portrait of a woman condemned for her radical role in the liberation of her South African people under apartheid.

The 18:20 screening on 9 February will be introduced by director Pascale Lamche. 

Book Tickets

Date: Fri 9 Feb 2018 - Wed 21 Feb 2018
Price: PEAK: £9 (£7 CONCESSIONS) / OFF PEAK: £5
Wednesday 21st February
20:30

PLEASE NOTE: THERE WILL BE NO ADVERTS PLAYED BEFORE FILMS IN THE BERTHA DOCHOUSE SCREEN. ALL FEATURES WILL START PROMPTLY FOLLOWING A SELECTION OF TRAILERS.

AWARDS
Sundance Film Festival - Best Director, World Cinema Documentary