LINDELA UNDER LOCKDOWN

LINDELA UNDER LOCKDOWN

• Directed by Sihle Hlophe

• Produced by Passion Seed Communications and STEPS,

08:00 minutes, 2020

FILM OUTLINE

During level 5 of the national lockdown a Congolese man is detained at

Lindela, the largest facility for the holding of undocumented migrants in

South Africa. In an effort to expose the gross human rights violations that

he is subjected to, and the lack of safety regulations around Covid-19, he

leaks cell phone video footage to his older brother on the outside.

ISSUES:

COVID-19, migration, detention, human rights, governance,

family support

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