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Reel Africa: Forgiveness

ImageTuesday, March 10, 2009 at 7:00 PM
Graduate Student Lounge, Rutgers Student Center, CAC

Forgiveness (South Africa; 2005) Directed by Ian Gabriel; English and Afrikaans

Tertius Coetzee, a former policeman who tortured and murdered ANC activist Daniel Grootboom, has confessed and been granted amnesty by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, but he does not feel his guilt has been assuaged. He travels to the home of his victim's family in a fishing village on the Western Cape to ask their forgiveness.

Presented by Leslie Witz, visiting scholar, History, University of the Western Cape.

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