The Deputy Minister of Communications, Ms. Tandi Mahambehlala (MP), will together with the Film and Publication Board (FPB) host a screening of the film Kalushi in Mamelodi West, on 30 June 2017. The screening of this film is part of the activities to mark the end of Youth Month. Deputy Minister has been to various provinces hosting screenings of the film Kalushi.
The movie Kalushi which is based on a true life story of a South African political activist and freedom fighter, Mr Solomon Kalushi Mahlangu. The Pretoria born Solomon joined the African National Congress (ANC) in September 1976 and went to train as an Umkhonto we Sizwe soldier. He received his military training in Angola and Mozambique. He returned and was arrested for murder in South Africa in 1977. Mr Mahlangu was later found guilty and executed in 1978.
“It is imperative that we educate young people about the martyrs like Solomon Kalushi Mahlangu who sacrificed their lives for our freedom. Embracing our collective history enhances our prospects of social cohesion as a nation, “said Mahambehlala
The FPB is an entity that reports to the Department of Communications. The FPB continuously raises awareness within the film industry and with movie goers, about content regulation (classification and general compliance with the Films and Publications Act (FP Act).
Notes to Editors:
Movie screening venue: Mamelodi West Community Hall
Time: 10h00 – 14h00
Date: 30 June 2017
FPB Manager: Communications and Public Education
Ms. Janine Raftopoulos
Cell: +27 071 444 3121
Media and Parliamentary Liaison Officer
In the Office of the Deputy Minister
Mr. Chrispin Phiri
Cell: +27 083 220 9691
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