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  • Have You Heard from Johannesburg: The Bottom Line (2010)
  • 86 min | Documentary
Have You Heard from Johannesburg: The Bottom Line (2010)
86 min | Documentary

The theme of the sixth story of seven is money: how a grassroots movement cuts the South African government off from the taproot of its success, its sustaining financial connections to the West. Citizens all over the world, from a General ...See moreThe theme of the sixth story of seven is money: how a grassroots movement cuts the South African government off from the taproot of its success, its sustaining financial connections to the West. Citizens all over the world, from a General Motors director to average employees of Polaroid, from account-holders in Barclays Bank to consumers who boycott Shell gas, all refuse to let business with South Africa go on as usual. Faced with attacks at home and growing chaos in South Africa, international companies pull out in a massive exodus that undermines the apartheid system. It is the first international grassroots campaign to use economic pressure to bring down a government. Written by Clarity Films See less
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Apr 14, 2010 (United States)

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37 cast members
Name Known for
Shadi Chauke
Narrator (voice) (as Mmaboshadi M. Chauke) Narrator (voice) (as Mmaboshadi M. Chauke)   See fewer
Tony Bloom
Self - South African businessman Self - South African businessman   See fewer
Sampie Terreblanche
Self - Afrikaner academic Self - Afrikaner academic   See fewer
Cheryl Carolus
Self - United Democratic Front Self - United Democratic Front   See fewer
Oliver Tambo
Self - African National Congress (archive footage) Self - African National Congress (archive footage)   See fewer
Christopher Nteta
Self - Pan-African Liberation Committee Self - Pan-African Liberation Committee   See fewer
Desmond Tutu
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Caroline Hunter
Self - Polaroid employee 1968-1971 Self - Polaroid employee 1968-1971   See fewer
Ken Williams
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Peter C. Wensberg
Self - Polaroid executive 1958-1982 Self - Polaroid executive 1958-1982   See fewer
Bill McCune
Self - Polaroid executive 1939-1980 Self - Polaroid executive 1939-1980   See fewer
David Kenvyn
Self - British Anti-Apartheid Movement Self - British Anti-Apartheid Movement   See fewer
Geoffrey Kelly
Self - Barclays Bank of Britain's spokesman Self - Barclays Bank of Britain's spokesman   See fewer
Timothy Bevan
Self - retiring chairman of Barclays Bank Self - retiring chairman of Barclays Bank   See fewer
Mike Terry
Self - British Anti-Apartheid Movement Self - British Anti-Apartheid Movement   See fewer
David Haslam
Self - End Loans to South Africa 1973-1994 Self - End Loans to South Africa 1973-1994   See fewer
Vella Pillay
Self - British Anti-Apartheid Movement Self - British Anti-Apartheid Movement   See fewer
Julian Wathen
Self - Barclays Bank of Britain 1948-1987 Self - Barclays Bank of Britain 1948-1987   See fewer
Donna Katzin
Self - Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility Self - Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility   See fewer
Tim Smith
Self - Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility Self - Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility   See fewer
Edwin H. Land
Self - co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation (archive footage) Self - co-founder of the Polaroid Corporation (archive footage)   See fewer
Les De Villiers
Self - South African minister for communications 1962-1978 Self - South African minister for communications 1962-1978   See fewer
Walter Cronkite
Self - anchorman, CBS Evening News (archive footage) Self - anchorman, CBS Evening News (archive footage)   See fewer
Eschel Rhoodie
Self - South African ministry for communications (archive footage) Self - South African ministry for communications (archive footage)   See fewer
Ruth First
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
Ger Wagner
Self - CEO, Shell Holland Self - CEO, Shell Holland   See fewer
Peter Sluiter
Self - Holland Committee on South Africa Self - Holland Committee on South Africa   See fewer
Albert van den Heuvel
Self - Dutch Anti-Apartheid Movement Self - Dutch Anti-Apartheid Movement   See fewer
Øystein Gudim
Self - Norwegian Anti-Apartheid Movement Self - Norwegian Anti-Apartheid Movement   See fewer
Tommy Buchanan
Self - United Mine Workers (archive footage) Self - United Mine Workers (archive footage)   See fewer
Roger Clemens
Self - baseball pitcher, Boston Red Sox (archive footage) Self - baseball pitcher, Boston Red Sox (archive footage)   See fewer
Pieter Willem Botha
Self - president of South Africa 1984-1989 (archive footage) Self - president of South Africa 1984-1989 (archive footage)   See fewer
Willard C. Butcher
Self - CEO, Chase Manhattan Bank (voice) (archive footage) Self - CEO, Chase Manhattan Bank (voice) (archive footage)   See fewer
Barend du Plessis
Self - South African minister of finance 1984-1992 Self - South African minister of finance 1984-1992   See fewer
Pallo Jordan
Self - African National Congress Self - African National Congress   See fewer
Pik Botha
Self - South African Minister of Foreign Affairs (archive footage) Self - South African Minister of Foreign Affairs (archive footage)   See fewer
Margaret Thatcher
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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