23 April 2008

Exhibition of SAHA DVD about John Vorster Square at the Market Theatre

Stories from John Vorster Square

The South African History Archive (SAHA) invites you to an exhibition

Between life and death: stories from John Vorster Square
Saturday 26 April 2007, Upstairs at the Market Theatre, 18h00 - 23h00

Held in conjunction with the Johannesburg premiere of Philip Miller's Rewind: A Cantata for Voice, Tape and Testimony, this exhibition profiles a new interactive DVD about John Vorster Square, the most notorious police station in apartheid South Africa.

Commissioned by SAHA as part of the Sunday Times Heritage Project and produced by Doxa Productions, Between Life and Death: stories from John Vorster Square features riveting stories from former detainees and security police officers at John Vorster Square, brought to life through video footage, exclusive recorded testimonies and an extensive collection of archival documents.

Images and recordings from the DVD will be exhibited in the Market Theatre from 26 April to 1 May 2008 and copies of this unique product will be distributed to audience members visiting the exhibition on the opening night of Philip Miller's Rewind.

For more information about the exhibition or the interactive DVD, please contact SAHA:

South African History Archive
PO Box 31719, Braamfontein, 2017
Tel no. 011 717 1941
Email: info@saha.org.za
Website: www.saha.org.za

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