Miners Shot Down

“This film takes you deep into the present day political complexities of South Africa; through a tragic but at the same time inspirational story, it’s documentary cinema at its most powerful”
Singer, actor and activist, Harry Belafonte

    • The film

      Nearly 40 miners were shot dead by the South African police service at the Marikana Massacre in 2012 - the single most lethal use of force by South African security forces against civilians since 1960.

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    • The impact

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      Miners Shot Down reveals the truth about what really happened and the deep fault lines it has exposed in South Africa's nascent democracy. It’s a rallying call for justice for the miners and their families.


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  • The Team

    • Directed byRehad Desai
    • Produced byAnita Khanna
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