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CLS Film Screenings

February 2018

On Wednesday 21st of February 2018 CLS screened the documentary Line by Line which follows rape survivors and activists' fight against the silence fostered by rape culture in academic spaces. 

The screening was followed by a discussion on 1) the ability of institutions of higher learning to create safer environments, 2) the inadequate institutional support and 3) responses to sexual violence. 

A trailer for the documentary can be found here




October 2017

On 12 October 2017 CLS screened the documentary Strike a Rock which follows Marikana activists Primrose Sonti and Thumeka Magwangqana as they challenge platinum mining company Lonmin Plc. for the provision of housing and infrastructure to people affected by the mine.  The screening was followed by a discussion on extractive practices and their socio-economic and environmental impacts on South Africans.