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Sun City: Artists United Against Apartheid (1985)

A protest organization of rock musicians musically declare their boycott of a major South African resort and the making of that video is discussed.

Director:

Steve Lawrence
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Cast

Credited cast:
Via Afrika Via Afrika ... Themselves
Iqbal Akhund Iqbal Akhund ... Himself - Asst. Secretary General (as Iqbai Akhund)
Tina B. Tina B. ... Herself
Afrika Bambaataa ... Himself
Ray Barretto Ray Barretto ... Himself
Stiv Bators Stiv Bators ... Himself (as Stiv Bator)
Pat Benatar ... Herself
Big Youth Big Youth ... Himself
Rubén Blades ... Himself (as Ruben Blades)
Kurtis Blow ... Himself
Bono ... Himself
Duke Bootee Duke Bootee ... Himself
Jackson Browne ... Himself
Ron Carter Ron Carter ... Himself
Clarence Clemons ... Himself
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Storyline

In this music video, the musician members of the protest organization, Artists Against Apartheid, announce in song their refusal to perform at the major South African resort, Sun City, while that country's tyrannically racist policy of Apartheid is in effect. In addition, the making of this video and the main political motivations of the participants is also depicted and discussed. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Genres:

Documentary | Music

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 December 1985 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Connections

Features Donahue (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

Sun City
Written by Steven Van Zandt
Performed by Artists United Against Apartheid
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