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Long Night's Journey into Day: South Africa's Search for Truth and Reconciliation

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95 minutes
Source: California Newsreel

Profiling four cases before South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, the filmmakers explore the way in which one nation has chosen to heal from its violent past by telling and hearing the truth. Each case highlights different aspects of the TRC and explores a different moral question.

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