Cry Freedom DVD


After learning of apartheid's true horrors through the eyes of activist Steve Biko (Denzel Washington) editor Donald Woods (Kevin Kline) discovers that his friend has been silenced by the police. Determined not to let Biko's message go unheard Woods undertakes a perilous quest to escape South Africa and bring Biko's remarkable tale of courage to the world. This riveting and true story directed by Richard Attenborough offers a stirring account of man at his most evil and most hero

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17 April 2019
Universal Pictures Video 
151 minutes 
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Please note this is a region 2 DVD and will require a region 2 (Europe) or region Free DVD Player in order to play A dramatic re-telling of the life of South African anti-apartheid activist Stephen Biko as seen through the eyes of his friend liberal white newspaper editor Donald Woods A devastating indictment of racial oppression in South Africa

The story of Steven Biko, a South African black activist, and his friendship with white journalist Donald Woods. When Biko (Denzel Washington) is killed, Woods (Kevin Kline) mounts an investigation into his death. Harassed by the South African government as a result, Woods is placed under house arrest. He manages to escape and risks his life in order to bring the true story of Biko's death to the world.