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Zululand In Technicolor

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South Africa
Short documentary film. Filmed during the early years of apartheid rule with condescending and ignorant views of the people and culture of the Zulu Empire. B-roll.
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Audio & visual:
Sound, Color
Stock Footage, B-roll, Newsreels
A collection of various newsreels B-roll, out-takes from the early 20th Century through to the 1980s, from Europe, Cuba, South and North America, Africa.
South African Propaganda
During the apartheid era, the South African Information Service launched a campaign of propaganda and disinformation aimed at the Western powers, which it considered its natural allies against what it called the “Communist onslaught” to take over South Africa. This campaign was both covert and overt, and ranged from what appeared to be straightforward tourist films to savage attacks on the ANC through a source apparently connected to the South African Information Service. The South African government spent millions of dollars to win support, with most of this effort being directed at the USA, where it had many influential sympathisers of the apartheid regime. These VHS tapes represent an extremely rare collection of propaganda materials produced by the Information Service.