1. An artist paints a caricature of South African president Jacob Zuma that provokes a lawsuit, death threats and a massive street protest. Around this incident, Shield and Spear explores a constellation of stories about identity, art, race, and freedom of expression in South Africa, twenty years into democracy.
    Now on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/movie/shield-and-spear/id956388425

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    Festivals:
    Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, 2014 / World Premiere
    Sheffield Doc/Fest, 2014 / European Premiere
    Durban International Film Festival, 2014 / African Premiere
    Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Sound + Vision, 2014 / U.S. Premiere
    Antenna Documentary Film Festival, Sydney, 2014 / Australian Premiere
    Films From the South, Oslo, 2014 / Official Selection
    Anchorage International Film Festival, 2014 / Official Selection
    Bushwick Film Festival, 2014 / Official Selection
    Gothenburg Film Festival, 2015 / Official Selection
    Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, Missoula, 2015 / Official Selection
    ReFrame Film Festival, Peterborough, 2015 / Official Selection
    Movies that Matter, The Hague, 2015 / Official Selection
    Salem Film Festival, 2015 / Official Selection
    Censurados Film Festival, Lima, 2015 / South American Premiere
    Chicago International Movies & Music Festival, 2015 / Official Selection
    New York African Film Festival, 2015 / Official Selection
    Southern Circuit, Multiple Cities, 2015 / Official Selection
    Addis International Film Festival, 2015 / Official Selection
    Phono Cinema Festival, Mexico City, 2015 / Official Selection
    Take One Action Festival, Scotland, 2015 / Official Selection

    Theatrical & Screenings:
    The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, 2014 / West Coast Premiere
    Cracking the Frame Screening Tour, The Netherlands, 2014 / Theatrical
    Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, 2015 / Screening
    Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, 2015 / Screening
    The Bioscope Independent Cinema, Johannesburg, 2015 / Theatrical
    That Art Fair, Cape Town / Screening
    Nevada Museum of Art, 2015 / Screening
    Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, 2015 / Screening
    Bertha DocHouse, London, 2015 / Theatrical
    Le Comptoir Général, Paris, 2015 / Screening
    Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, 2015 / Screening
    Southern Circuit Screening Tour, 2015 / Screenings

    Hollywood Reporter Review:
    hollywoodreporter.com/review/shield-spear-film-fra-sor-743366

    Featuring: BLK JKS, Brett Murray, The Brother Moves On, Fokofpolisiekar, Gazelle, Smarteez, Yolanda Fyrus & Zanele Muholi.
    Director & Cinematographer: Petter Ringbom
    Executive Producers: Marquise Sitllwell for Openbox & Christophe Charlier for LeCASTLE
    Producers: Alysa Nahmias & Petter Ringbom

    Worldwide sales handled by Journeyman Pictures.
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  2. A clip from the feature documentary, Shield and Spear, featuring Floyd Avenue of the Smarteez fashion Collective.
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  3. Exclusively for Huck Magazine, in this clip from the feature documentary, Shield and Spear, the band The Brother Moves On talks about being young and politically conscious in today’s South Africa.

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  4. A clip from the feature documentary, Shield and Spear, featuring Afrikaner musician Xander “Gazelle” Ferreira. Shield and Spear is now on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/movie/shield-and-spear/id956388425

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  5. An outtake from the feature documentary, Shield and Spear, with internationally renowned South African artist, Spoek Mathambo. Full film on iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/movie/shield-and-spear/id956388425

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