‘District 9’ to Six

Posted by · 3:44 pm · August 19th, 2009

As “District 9” remains the number-one topic of conversation among American moviegoers, not least for its invocation of the apartheid era, I’m surprised to see a number of prominent critics have either missed or ignored the most obvious of its symbolic historical references: the tragedy of District Six. A vibrant, multi-racial residential pocket of Cape […]

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