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The 2016 film Action Kommandant that tells the story of South African freedom fighter, Ashley Kriel is finally available on Showmax.
Ashley Kriel grew up in a working class family on the Cape Flats and came to be recognized as the icon of South Africa's 1980's youth resistance.
The film is an intimate portrayal of this son, brother and revolutionary who became known as the Che Guevara of Bonteheuwel.
Nadine Cloete’s documentary film Action Kommandant which explores the story of anti-apartheid student activist & liberation struggle hero Ashley Kriel, will premiere at the South African Encounters Documentary Film Festival 2016 and just recently, the official trailer has also been released.
Encounters is the longest-running, premier creative documentary film festival in South Africa and on the African continent. Held over 10 days every June, Encounters offers a diverse and exceptional programme of contemporary documentaries engaged with culture, society, identity and gender, politics, economics, the environment and world events.