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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Claudia Schadeberg; Adam Low; Schadeberg Movie Company.; Cornell University.
|Notes:||DVD copy of a 1994 videocassette recording published in Johannesburg by the Schadeberg Movie Company.|
|Credits:||Camera, Michael Hammon ; sound, Simon Rice ; research, Sally Roper, Bridget Thompson, Marilyn Howe; editor, Ronelle Loots.|
|Description:||1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Responsibility:||producer, Claudia Schadeberg ; written and directed by Adam Low.|
The film looks at the 400 year history of Robben Island from the seventeenth century to present day. Robben Island began as a place of banishment for social outcasts and in the nineteen sixties was turned into a high security prison for political prisoners who opposed the Apartheid regime.
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- Political prisoners -- South Africa.
- Political crimes and offenses -- South Africa.
- South Africa -- Politics and government -- 1961-1978.
- Robben Island (South Africa) -- History.
- Political crimes and offenses.
- Political prisoners.
- Politics and government.
- South Africa.
- South Africa -- Robben Island.