Click For Photo: https://pmcvariety.files.wordpress.com/2018/09/pieter-dirk-uys-14-1-cropped.jpg?w=700&h=393&crop=1
Starline Entertainment has boarded “Laughing at the Dark,” a documentary profile of Pieter-Dirk Uys, the South African satirist who skewered apartheid-era attitudes and who was praised by Nelson Mandela.
Uys interviewed Mandela while in character as socialite activist Evita Bezuidenhout. Mandela – who won the Nobel Peace Prize and became South Africa’s president – once described writer-performer Uys as one of his heroes, in footage seen in the film.
Former - Archbishop - Desmond - Tutu - Sophia
Former archbishop Desmond Tutu and actresses Sophia Loren and Charlize Theron pay tribute to Uys in the film, which was helmed by Willem Oelofsen. Cape Town-based shingle Marche Media made the documentary, and pay-TV platform MNet has it for South Africa.
Uys risked his own safety with his performances in the days of apartheid, gaining a following among those seeking change. Today, his...
Wake Up To Breaking News!
Vote for gridlock, it's our only hope!