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On Saturday morning’s edition of Saturday’s Role With Reno, host Renos Spanoudes spoke to Jane Lipman about System in Crisis, a documentary film on the Life Esidimeni crisis. The film is currently showing as part of the Joburg Film Festival.
System in Crisis.
System In Crisis is a documentary that follows the journey of the provincial MEC of Health in South Africa, Gwen Ramakgopa since October 1 2017. It follows the healing process of the families affected by the deaths of their loved ones during The Life Esidimeni crisis.
In 2016, 1,711 mentally ill patients were moved from the Life Esidimeni facility to different NGO’s, in the brutal process 144 people died. The documentary also highlights the challenges and achievements of The Health Department in South Africa.
Listen to the interview with Jane Lipman here:
Tune in to Saturday’s Role With Reno: O Rolos Tou Savattou Me Ton Reno, Saturday mornings on The New Pan Hellenic Voice – Greek Community Radio 1422MW from 8 am to 11 am