Leleti Khumalo, the renowned actress, took to Instagram to announce the exciting news that the classic film “Sarafina!” will be returning to cinemas in South Africa.
The movie, which has new scenes added, is set to be released on August 11th as a tribute to brave women who played a significant role in shaping the struggle for freedom.
In her Instagram post, Leleti Khumalo shared that a captivating new poster has been specially designed to depict the powerful female characters in the film.
These characters include Sarafina’s mother, Angelina, portrayed by the legendary Miriam Makeba, and Mary Masembuko, the outspoken and inspiring teacher played by Academy Award® winner Whoopi Goldberg.
Leleti Khumalo herself played the fearless young girl and student activist, Sarafina.
These characters vividly portray the vital role that women played as the backbone of the struggle for freedom.
The release of the film during Women’s Month serves as a poignant tribute to the indomitable spirit of these brave women.
To promote the film’s re-release, a compelling new trailer has also been created.
“Sarafina!” is a beloved and iconic film that has resonated with audiences for its powerful storytelling and portrayal of the apartheid era in South Africa. With the addition of new scenes, audiences can expect an enhanced viewing experience that pays homage to the remarkable women who fought for justice and equality.
Fans of the film and new audiences alike can look forward to experiencing the magic of “Sarafina!” on the big screen once again, celebrating the bravery and resilience of women in the struggle for freedom.