NEWS: Ginn Fourie and Letlapa Mphahlele come to the UK for ‘Beyond Forgiving’ speaking tour – 17 – 30 May 2014

ginnandletlapaWe are delighted to be one of three charities working to bring the South African protagonists of the award-winning documentary ‘Beyond Forgiving’ to the UK next month.

Ginn Fourie and Letlapa Mphahlele will be sharing their powerful story of reconciliation as they host a series of public screenings and educational workshops in Belfast, Bradford, Durham, Liverpool, London and Oxford from 18-30 May.

The main public event during the tour will be the London screening, which will be held at the Royal Geographical Society on the evening of Tuesday 27 May 2014. The evening will be chaired by Terry Waite CBE who was held hostage in Lebanon for nearly five years.  In 2012, 25 years after his kidnapping, Terry returned for reconciliation talks with the militant group responsible.

Ginn’s daughter, Lindi, was killed in the Heidelberg Tavern Massacre in Cape Town in 1993 and the film explores the aftermath of the murder and the unlikely relationship that has developed between Ginn and Letlapa, the former liberation army commander responsible for the attack.

With the tour marking 20 years since the end of apartheid, we hope the opportunity to hear Ginn and Letlapa’s story first-hand will help continue the debate about forgiveness and reconciliation, as well as inspire people to reflect on everyday areas of conflict in their own lives.

For more information on the regional events or to purchase tickets (£10) for the London event on 27 May 2014 visit Beyond Forgiving UK Tour.

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