“Behind the Rainbow” (2009)

FEB 15, 2010: We dream, and often our dreams fall shy of reality. “Behind the Rainbow” is a look at this common occurrence through the lens of a political movement. The African National Congress, now the ruling party of South African politics, began as a dream for equality in the racially torn country. Egyptian filmmaker Jihan El-Tahri outlines the history of the organization’s transition from a liberation movement to a governing party. How can dreams for a better life be applied as government programs? How also does power alter our original yearning? READ MORE