AIDC Film Society – Cape Town Launch of “The Prodigal Son”

by Sep 6, 2010All Articles

district six museumThe Alternative Information and Development Centre (AIDC) Film Society and the District Six Museum, presents the Cape Town Launch of “The Prodigal Son” – Directed by Kurt Orderson

Kurt Orderson, a Rastafarian and young filmmaker from Cape Town, South Africa, retraces the epic journey and legacy of his great grandfather, Joseph Orderson, who came from Barbados to Cape Town in the 1890s and was part of the universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA), founded by the great Marcus Garvey, the father of contemporary Black Nationalism and Pan Africanism. The film was shot on location in South Africa, USA, Barbados and St. Vincent and traces the lost history of the Orderson family.

Date: Tuesday, 21 September 2010 (Heritage Week)

Time: 18h00

Venue: District Six Museum, 25A Buitenkant Street, Cape Town

RSVP: Andre Marais on 083 886 7164 or email: 

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