Narratives of Illness in South African Cinema

What Can Popular Culture Teach Us about HIV?
  • Astrid Treffry-Goatley
Part of the Transgressions: Cultural Studies and Education book series (TRANS, volume 95)


In 1994, South Africa made international history when the backward, racially segregated apartheid state was overthrown and, for the first time in history, the country became a democracy. Under the leadership of former-activist Nelson Mandela, the African National Congress (ANC) stepped into this celebratory atmosphere and took on the task of making the South African “miracle” of peaceful transformation a continuous reality.


Public Pedagogy Motion Picture Popular Culture Case Study Research African National Congress 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Astrid Treffry-Goatley
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  1. 1.Africa Centre for Health and Population StudiesUniversity of KwaZulu-NatalSouth Africa

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