Truth to Power

John Antonelli, Will Parrinello, Makoma Lekalakala, Liz McDaid Mill Valley Film Group | 2018 | 6 min.

2019 Official Selection

As grassroots activists, Makoma Lekalakala and Liz McDaid built a broad coalition to stop the South African government’s massive secret nuclear deal with Russia. In April 2017, the countries high court ruled that the $76 billion nuclear power project was unconstitutional—a landmark legal victory that protected South Africa from an unprecedented expansion of the nuclear industry and production of radioactive waste.