Over the years, a number of formidable musicians have paid tribute to the late, great Winnie Madikizela-Mandela through song. Some of these musicians include Thandiswa Mazwai, Jennifer Hudson, Carlene Davis, Yvonne Chaka Chaka, Sathima Bea Benjamin, Simphiwe Dana, Letta Mbuli, Rhapsody, and Lira. This documentary is about the impact of these songs. The social actors reflect on Winnie’s legacy and how her illustrious career as a freedom fighter has been celebrated through song.
Sihle Hlophe is a SAFTA-winning filmmaker. Over the last 12 years, her work has been recognized with a number of accolades including an Africa Movie Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary. Hlophe’s latest documentary Lindela Under Lockdown(2020) was the winner of the Best Documentary Award at the Cameroon IFF(2021) and nominated for the Best Documentary at the Africa Movie Academy Awards(2021).