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Heart of The Matter - Sports and Apartheid - Propaganda

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1980s
00:25:26
South Africa
Propaganda film by South African government’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Information that concedes a particularly neutral opinion of the country’s sports boycotts; particularly rugby union. The film focuses on the controversial 1980 British Lions tour to South Africa and the country’s efforts made towards “racially equal sport.”
Physical formats available:
VHS, Mini DV
Digital formats available:
Quicktime (Pro Res)
Audio & visual:
Sound, Color

The film features: former member of the South African Rugby Board and sports academic Danie Craven; anti-apartheid activist Archbishop Trevor Huddleston; former England international rugby union player Peter Wheeler; BBC Foreign Correspondent Paul Martin; former athlete and BBC Sports Commentator Paul Dickenson and former rugby union international, Bob Weighill.

Collection
South African Propaganda
(35)
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VHS tapes representing an extremely rare collection of propaganda materials produced by South Africa’s Information Service during the apartheid era.