Everything Must Fall

  • Rehad Desai
  • South Africa, Netherlands, Belgium
  • 2018
  • 85 min
  • International Premiere
  • Frontlight
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An unflinching look at the #FeesMustFall student movement that burst onto the South African political landscape in 2015 as a protest over the cost of education. The story is told by four student leaders at Wits University and their Vice Chancellor, Adam Habib, a left-wing, former anti-apartheid student activist. When Habib’s efforts to contain the protest fail, he brings 1000 police on to campus. There are dire consequences for the young leaders.


Rehad Desai
Rehad Desai for Uhuru Productions, Anita Khanna for Uhuru Productions
Jacqueline Jones for Kittina Media
Involved TV Channel
Al Jazeera, IKONdocs, DRTV, EOdocs, DR Danish Broadcasting Corporation, Al Jazeera


World Sales
Heino Deckert for Deckert Distribution GmbH
Festival Handling
Ina Rossow for Deckert Distribution GmbH

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