Film: Joe Bullet (1973)
  • Jill Craigie Cinema, Roland Levinsky Building

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Louis de Witt's South African blaxploitation crime film was one of the first films in the country to feature an all-black cast. In 1973, South Africa was in the grips of apartheid and after just two public screenings the film was banned by the government and not seen again for over 40 years.

The film tells the story of a mysterious gangster who starts sabotaging soccer team The Eagles' chance at winning the upcoming championship final. In the criminal underworld of soccer, only our eponymous hero Joe Bullet can save the championship.

Director: Louis de Witt
Cast: Ken Gampu, Joe Lopez, Abigail Kubeka
Running time: 89 mins
Cert: 15

Date: Monday 1 October
Time: 19:00
Venue: Jill Craigie Cinema, Roland Levinsky Building
Ticket information: £6/£4.20/Friends free, UoP students free via SPiA18’s and under free via YAP

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