Watch Come Back, Africa
- 1 hr 23 min
Come Back, Africa is a 1966 movie. It is an important film in the history of African Cinema. It combines elements of documentary style films with a fictionalized narrative structure. It addresses important social and ethical issues in a gritty and realistic way. The cast includes African street people as amateur actors. Lionel Rogosin directed the movie. He was influenced by the French cinema-verite tradition of film making and saw the role of film as an important tool for expressing social truths. The story center on a young man named Zachariah. He is a young Zulu who struggles to feed his family by working in the gold mines in Johannesburg. This was one of the first films to expose the harsh realities of life under the Aparthheid regime of South Africa.