Film – A Dry White Season (1989) Directed by Euzhan Palcy

In the 1980s, in South Africa during apartheid, white school teacher Ben du Toit (Donald Sutherland) is faced with a serious ethical dilemma. The government declares a state of emergency, and arrests and tortures tens of thousands of black residents. After learning that his gardener’s son has been brutally beaten by the police, Ben must decide how he can help the people he cares about. This film concludes our series highlighting women directors.