Based on the hit play, this musical-drama is set against the backdrop of racial strife in Soweto, South Africa, in 1979, where rebellious schoolteacher Whoopi Goldberg inspires students to take a stand against discrimination in their homeland. Leleti Khumalo is Sarafina, a student who becomes politically motivated by Goldberg's teachings. Miriam Makeba also stars.

Year: 1992
Genre: Musicals, Alice's Playhouse
Country: UK, France, USA
Director: Darrell Roodt
Starring: Whoopi Goldberg, Leleti Khumalo, Miriam Makeba
Duration: 94 Minutes
Rating: M - Contains violence.
Location in store: Musical



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