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Fallen Heroes and Sheroes of Exile
Gugulethu, Cape Town
Filmmaker: Mahlubonke Sondamase

Duration: 00:31:42

People: Gassan Solomon, Christmas Tinto

Description: Footage of a service held in Gugulethu for fallen comrades in exile. Footage includes still photos and prayers from an unidentified priest. [00:12] Christmas Tinto, a former Robben Island prisoner, leading member of UDF in the 1980s and former ANC MP, addresses those gathered for the service. [02:36] Reverends Jwambi, Madyosi, and Miriam read from the Bible. [07:56] Archbishop Boso speaks to the gathering. [10:57] Reverend Fumanekile Gqiba, former Ambassador to Israel and recent Chaplain General of South African National Defense Force, addresses the service. [11:27] Imam Gassan Solomon, former UDF leader, Muslim Youth Movement and Call of Islam member, and Western Cape MP, also addresses the gathering. [24:32]