Reimagining a solitary landscape: Tracing communities of care in Exodus 1-2 and the film Shirley Adams

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van der Walt, Charlene; Terblanche, Judith;
  • Publisher: The Old Testament Society of Southern Africa (OTSSA)
  • Subject: Film studies | Gender | Race | Disability | Shirley Adams | Exodus 3

The 2009 film, Shirley Adams, directed by the South African director, Oliver Hermanus, depicts Shirley as the lone caregiver to her son, a victim of gang violence on the Cape Flats (South Africa) which rendered him physically disabled and emotionally scared. The film is... View more
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