LAB Talks: The Fun's Not Over Film Screening and Director Q&A

27 September 2018, 17h00

If you have yet to see the highly acclaimed documentary 'The Fun's not Over: The James Philips Story', then now is your chance! Join us at The KZNSA Gallery on Thursday 27 September at 17h00 for 19h00. Come early to grab supper before the screening, our cafe and bar will be open (kindly note times below).

Bar open 17.00 - 19.30
Kitchen open 17.00 - 18.15
Screening 19.00 - 20.30
Director Q&A 20.30 - 21.00

R50/person at the door

James Phillips, who died aged 36 in July 1995, was a composer, musician, bandleader and the voice and conscience of a generation of white South Africans. His Afrikaans alter ego Bernoldus Niemand’s 1983 single, “Hou My Vas Korporaal” (“Hold Me Tightly, Corporal”) became an anthem of the End
Conscription Campaign and spawned “alternative” Afrikaans rock music and the Voëlvry movement. In 1985, with his beloved Cherry Faced Lurchers, herecorded the gut-wrenching “Shot Down” that addressed both white privilege and the violence of the apartheid state. James Phillips’ legacy is that of one of this country’s most aware, articulate and passionate artists. He was a genius, a satirist, a poet and probably one of the most accomplished songwriters that South Africa has ever produced. “The Fun’s Not Over” tells James’ story in his
own words and through the voices of journalists like Max du Preez, satirists Zapiro and Pieter Dirk Uys, his musical collaborators and label-mates like Koos Kombuis and Vusi Mahlesela, contemporary artists like Jack Parow and his
friends and family.


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Exhibition: none
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