Oliver Schmitz - Unedited Interview
Unedited interview with Oliver Schmitz, a film director who made the South African crime drama Mapantsulu starring Thomas Mogotlane and Dolly Rathebe. In this interview, Schmitz talks about his career and how South African feature films differed to documentaries in the way that they portrayed the situation in South Africa. He also talks about the influence of the “news image”. Part of a series of unedited interviews with South African (and some American) writers, journalists and activists made in the late ‘80s, discussing the subject of censorship, films, journalism and more.