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Alekesam - A Father Exiled From His Country, A Son Exiled From His Father

Directed by Jason Bergh – Los Angeles, CA | Screening: Friday, October 12, 2012 - 7:00 p.m. [Buy Tickets]
Synopsis: Hugh Masekela was exiled from his family and native South Africa for over 30 years as a direct result of Apartheid. He finds musical success in America with the 1968 number one hit, Grazin’ In The Grass. In 1971, he fathered a son, Selema Mabena Masekela. Shortly thereafter, Hugh would make the choice to leave America and his son for Africa. Thirty-nine years later, Selema, aka TV personality and ESPN X Games host  ’Sal’ Masekela, reflects on his relationship with his father, issues of abandonment and addiction, race and self. View Trailer. GEORGIA PREMIERE