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Gerrie & Louise : a film

Author: Sturla Gunnarsson; Phyllis Brown; David York; Blackstock Pictures.; Eurasia Motion Pictures.
Publisher: [Canada?] : Blackstone Pictures ; New York : [Distributed by] First Run/Icarus Films, ©1997.
Series: CNN perspectives.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This documentary film focuses on newlyweds Gerrie and Louise. Gerrie is a former member of the South African military and was involved in operations in support of apartheid, including operations where civilians in opposition to apartheid were tortured. Louise is a former journalist who covered the protests leading to the fall of apartheid and then became the principal investigator for South Africa's Truth and  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sturla Gunnarsson; Phyllis Brown; David York; Blackstock Pictures.; Eurasia Motion Pictures.
OCLC Number: 40467224
Credits: Directed and narrated by Sturla Gunnarsson ; produced by Phyllis Brown, Sturla Gunnarsson, and David York ; written and co-produced by Steven Silve ; edited by Manfred Becker ; narration written by Steven Silver, Barry Stevens ; cinematography by Kirk Tougas ; music composed by Jonathan Goldsmith ; produced by Blackstock Pictures and Eurasia Motion Pictures.
Description: 1 videocassette (75 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: CNN perspectives.
Other Titles: Gerrie and Louise
Responsibility: by Sturla Gunnarsson.

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This documentary film focuses on newlyweds Gerrie and Louise. Gerrie is a former member of the South African military and was involved in operations in support of apartheid, including operations where civilians in opposition to apartheid were tortured. Louise is a former journalist who covered the protests leading to the fall of apartheid and then became the principal investigator for South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Using interviews and documentary footage, the film looks at some of the operations Gerrie played a part in, and at some of the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee exposing the actions of former government officials involved in maintaining apartheid.

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