South Africa’s wealth and white privilege has been funded by large scale maiming and killing of people
the gold mining industry.
Today gold miner communities across Southern Africa have nothing to show for the wealth they produced except extreme rural underdevelopment and the world’s worst epidemic of TB and silicosis.
Through testimonies from communities in mining families throughout Southern Africa and
extensive use of
contrasting archive materials DYING FOR GOLD tells the story of how we have arrived at this
DYING FOR GOLD brings to the surface the real cost of South African gold.
|April- December 2019 - Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Angola South Africa.|
|16 May||South Africa||Cape Town||School of Public health UCT||5pm|
|2 May||South Africa||Cape Town||Engineers without borders TBC||TBC|
|27 April||South Africa||Ginsberg Township, King Williams Town||Steve Biko Centre||11:30am|
|18 April||South Africa||Khayelitsha||Isivivana Auditorium||Cancelled will reschedule|
|9 April||South Africa||Johannesburg||Wits Apolonia theatre 2nd floor Wits school of Arts building East Campus||5pm|
|27 March||South Africa||Welkom||Thabong community hall||6pm|
|22 March||South Africa||Johannesburg||Constitutional Hill||6pm|
|16 March||South Africa||Cape Town||Tshisimani Centre for Activist Education please RSVP||9:30am|
|8 March||South Africa||Rapid Lion International Film Festival||Johannesburg||10:30am|
|2 March||South Africa||Rapid Lion International Film Festival||Johannesburg||8:30pm|
|16 September||South Africa||Eastern Cape, Bizana||Bizana Catholic Church||10AM|
|17 September||South Africa||Eastern Cape, Flagstaff||Flagstaff community church||10AM|
|24 September||South Africa||Eastern Cape, Pikoli||Pikoli community church||10AM|
|15 November||South Africa||Joburg International Film Festival||Cinema Nouveau (Panel Discussion)||7:30 PM|
|17 November||South Africa||Joburg International Film Festival||Cinema Nouveau||12:15 PM|
The film was financed with the generous support of and in partnership with the Ford Foundation, OSISA, Open Society Foundation of South Africa, the Heinrich Böll Foundation and South Africa Department of Trade and Industry(DTI).
2018 Breathe Films