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“Come Back Africa”

Friday, January 27, 2012

The 1959 film “Come Back Africa,” Lionel Rogosin’s groundbreaking depiction of South Africa under apartheid, is playing at Film Forum from January 27 through February 2 in a newly restored 35mm print. Lionel Rogosin’s son Michael Rogosin, and Harry Belafonte and Robert Downey, Sr., talk about the film, which was very influential in their lives. The documentary “Sing Your Song,” about Harry Belafonte, is now playing at IFC Center.

Guests:

Harry Belafonte, Robert Downey, Sr. and Michel Rogosin

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Comments [4]

kevin from upper LS

john from the office- go to hell you malevolent pig !!

Jan. 28 2012 02:10 AM
David

john from office: But the new boss is black, so it's "okay." Here is an excellent book by black economist Walter Williams on the origins of apartheid in South Africa:

http://www.amazon.com/South-Africas-War-Against-Capitalism/dp/027593179X/ref=sr_1_1_title_0_main?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1327687956&sr=1-1

Jan. 27 2012 01:13 PM
The Truth from Becky

I respect Mr. Belanfonte, love him as an entertainer but, most Black African's feel no connect to Black American's of African Descent. They never sent out a search party for their stolen peoples. Now that is a good topic for a film.

Jan. 27 2012 12:24 PM
john from office

What a pompous windbag, Mr. Belafonte should go back to South Africa and see the mess that exist there today. New boss same as the old boss, just more corrupt and less educated.

Jan. 27 2012 12:11 PM

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