Born Free

2019 – 52 minutes.

A documentary by broadcaster VPRO and award-winning documentary makers Ilvy Njiokiktjien and Erik van Empel.

Twenty-five years ago South Africa held its first inclusive elections. These brought an end to decades of white minority rule. A new constitution gave all South Africans equal rights. As the first black president, Nelson Mandela focused on reconciliation and hope for the future. It would be up to the young generation to make his dream of a rainbow nation come true.

Credits

Subtitles
NL | EN
Themes
Democracy and politics, Identity, Racism and/or discrimination
Director
Ilvy Njiokiktjien
Country of production
Netherlands, The, South Africa
Type
Documentary
Duration
52 minutes
Year
2019