Perivi John Katjavivi

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Namibia

Perivi John Katjavivi is a Namibian filmmaker and writer. He is an MA graduate in African Cinema from the University of Cape Town. He is the director of "Unseen" and sometimes writes for Okay Africa and Africa is a Country.

Skulls, of my People

Date: 05 Jun 2017 Category: TV/Film
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The first genocide of the 20th century took place between 1904 and 1908 when a German force exterminated round 100 000 Ovaherero and Nama people in present-day Namibia, then the German colony of South-West Africa. That mass murder is now the subject of a new documentary, Skulls of My People, by the South African director, Vincent Moloi. The film focuses on the efforts of members of the Herero and Nama communities as they demand that their represe ...