Full-Length Video

Feature Video

UDF Launch in Mitchell's Plain
Mitchell's Plain, Cape Town
August 20, 1983
Duration: 00:17:14

People: Mildred Lesiea, Zak Yacoob, Sipuwe Thusi, Cheryl Carolus

Primary Language(s): English

Description: Footage of a group from Johannesburg on their way to Mitchell's Plain to attend the UDF launch rally. Sipuwe Thusi, former executive member of Soweto Youth Congress (in the green army suit), leads the group in song.[00:00] Shots of toyi-toying outside Rocklands Community Hall in Mitchell's Plain and delegates' registration. [01:57] Cheryl Carolus, former South African High Commissioner to United Kingdom, chats with Mildred Lesiea, Member of Parliament. [05:05] Zak Yacoob (UDF leader and lawyer), Mr. Mothupi and Mr. Lekoa from Bloemfontein, and other unidentified UDF delegates address the rally attendees. [06:48]