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Mokae, Zakes

Overview
Works: 36 works in 78 publications in 5 languages and 2,273 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  History  Film adaptations  Horror films  Fiction 
Roles: Actor, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Zakes Mokae
Publications by Zakes Mokae
Publications by Zakes Mokae, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Zakes Mokae
A dry white season by Euzhan Palcy( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and German and held by 642 libraries worldwide
Teacher Ben du Toit sees himself as a caring and just person. When his gardener's son is beaten up by police at a demonstration by black children, he sees that society is built on a foundation of prejudice
Master Harold-- and the boys by Athol Fugard( visu )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
A young white man's frustration with the return home of his alcoholic, handicapped father turns into racist viciousness against the two black men who work for the family
The serpent and the rainbow by Wes Craven( visu )
12 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 357 libraries worldwide
"A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scienist enters the rarely seen netherworld of walking zombies, blood rites and ancient curses"--Container
The X-files ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 311 libraries worldwide
"A young F.B.I. agent is assigned watchdog duty over a fellow agent, but finds herself drawn into his investigations of paranormal and unexplained phenomena."
A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Sound Recording )
3 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 195 libraries worldwide
"In this powerful American classic, a black family desperately struggels to maintain its dignity, self-respect and humanity. When the Younger family receives a life insurance settlement, they suddenly have a way to realize the American dream. But the family becomes divided over Mrs' Younger's plan to use the money to escape their Southside Chicago tenement and move to a white, middle-class neighborhood"--Container
The Emperor Jones by Eugene O'Neill( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 38 libraries worldwide
A drama in which an ambitious black ex-convict deposes the local ruler of a Caribbean island and declares himself emperor. He enriches himself at the locals' expense, and then must flee for his life. Includes a recording of the discussions and the rehearsal for the work
Dust devil the final cut documentaries by Richard Stanley ( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Wendy leaves her husband, taking off into the voids of Africa. She picks up a hitchhiker, a traveling serial killer who snaps photos of his victims before killing them. Wendy does not realize she is in danger until a police detective arrives to warn her that her "companion" is something much worse than just a killer - he is a shape-shifting demon who steals his victims' souls
4 movie marathon cult horror collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
The funhouse: Two teenage couples find themselves trapped in a maze of a carnival funhouse where they are stalked by monsters
Blood knot by Athol Fugard( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 20 libraries worldwide
Portrays the lives of two brothers, one black, the other light-skinned enough to pass as white in apartheid South Africa
Body parts ( visu )
3 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in French and English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Bill Chrushank is a criminal psychologist who loses his arm in a car accident. After a medical operation in which a donor's arm is successfully grafted onto Bill's body, the arm takes on a violent life of its own, striking out against Bill's wife and children. Bill is driven to learn the donor's identity, which leads him to a horrifying discovery
Killer curses ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Venom, Children of the corn 666, Isaac's return: Horror violence and gore, and for some language
Dust devil ( visu )
4 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in French and English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
"He seeks, he encounters, he kills. Like a relentless Terminator from the spirit world, he finds his hapless victims. He is evil in the flesh, come to Earth to collect souls to build his power. Through the bloody, ritualistic taking of human life, he restores his own."--Container
Dilemma ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
A cosmopolitan but callow young English publisher arrives in South Africa with an open mind about its closed society, making friends among both wealthy Afrikaners and activist blacks. In time, the intolerable oppression of the system forces him to confront his own essential lack of personal or political commitment
Dead presidents A rage in Harlem ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Dilemma from the novel by Nadine Gordimer "A world of strangers." ( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The story of an English publisher in South Africa which bears witness to the police state in which it was set. His experiences with both wealthy Afrikaners and activist natives force him to confront his own essential lack of of personal or political commitment
L'Emprise des ténèbres by Wes Craven( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Un anthropologue est envoyé à Haiti pour récupérer une poudre etrange qui aurait le pouvoir de ressusciter les morts... Un film fantastique que les amateurs apprécieront : vaudou et sorcellerie dans un climat d'hyper-violence
Dust devil the final cut ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A traveling serial killer is really something much worse, a shape-shifting demon who steals his victims' souls
La serpiente y el arco iris = The serpent and the rainbow ( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Un antropólogo de Harvard es enviado a Haití para investigar sobre unos extraños polvos de magia negra, de los cuales se dice que tienen el poder de salvar vidas que van hacia la muerte
'Master Harold' ... and the boys ( visu )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Boesman and Lena : [Program ( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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Mokae, Zakes Makgona 1935-2009
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