Have You Heard from Johannesburg?: Apartheid and the Club of the West - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Have You Heard from Johannesburg?: Apartheid and the Club of the West Reviews

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May 27, 2010
An extraordinary documentary achievement that must be seen by anyone who's interested in world politics, current affairs, and in the art and process of nonfiction filmmaking.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
May 5, 2010
How sports boycotts around the world helped bring about the collapse of apartheid..
April 22, 2010
Rich detail on the decades of remarkable fortitude and proud persistence of grassroots participants in the global struggle for the fall of apartheid.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
April 15, 2010
A well-researched, vital, provocative and inspirational documentary that's equally informative, captivating and moving.
Full Review | Original Score: 9.65/10
April 14, 2010
Connie Field's documentary on apartheid and its defeat is a triumph of maximalist filmmaking.
April 14, 2010
The value of Field's film is in how it shows the snowball effect of persistent protest: Hate eventually buckled, though the melancholy of the movie's final passages suggests there's much more injustice to bring to light.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
April 12, 2010
This seven-part documentary about the decades-long fight to dismantle the murderous apartheid government of South Africa does not bend to the Great Man theory of history.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
November 2, 2007
The documentary's rousing thesis is that American economic pressure can transform a nation halfway across the globe and do it in the name of liberty and equality.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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