2018 marks the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth. He seized center stage during a historic trial in 1963 and 1964. But there were eight others who, like him, faced the death sentence. They too were subjected to pitiless cross-examinations. To a man they stood firm and turned the tables on the state: South Africa's apartheid regime was in the dock. Recently recovered archival recordings of those hearings transport us back into the thick of the courtroom battles.
Director: Nicolas Champeaux
Writers: Gilles Porte, Nicolas Champeaux
Producers: Julie Gayet, Omar Sy, Nadia Turincev
Prod. companies: Rouge International, UFO Distribution, UFO Production
Stars: Quartus de Wet, Denis Goldberg, Ahmed Kathrada