Our Man in South Africa
During the last 13 brutal apartheid years, the Dutch broadcaster IKON TV
and its obstinate South African correspondent, Hennie Serfontein gave Dutch
audiences rare insights into the perfidious inner workings of apartheid.
times overstepping the line from journalism to activism it served to influence
Dutch public opinion with moving portraits of Winne Mandela and others. This film directed by his daughter and broadcasted just before the TV station closed after 70 illustrious years looks at their sometimes difficult co-operation, under dire circumstances.
Director & Producer: Anli Serfontein
Editor: Dietmar Kraus
Camera: Richard Atkinson, Sanele Makhubu, Jasper Korff
Co-Producer: Marlow de Mardt, DO Productions, Cape Town
Broadcaster: IKON TV, The Netherlands
Color-grading: Chimney Group, Berlin
Sound Design & Mix: Dietrich Körner
Equipment South Africa: Big Fish