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A Fool's Paradise

Director: Saskia Vredeveld
Road movie across South Africa, with Saskia Vredeveld as a white South African filmmaker with Dutch roots travelling around and wondering if her childhood under apartheid turned her into a racist.
In this road movie, filmmaker Saskia Vredeveld, who was born in South Africa, travels some 1100 miles across her native country, back to her roots. To her childhood, when it felt normal that 'others' were separated from whites. Now, the country has changed into a black culture with languages she does not speak, customs and practices she does not understand and values and standards that are alien to her. How can she feel at home again in her own country? Is there still a place for white people in today’s South Africa?


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Title: A Fool's Paradise
Year: 2019
Duration : 1 hour, 19 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2019

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