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BET PRESENTS 'SARAFINA!' SPECIAL SEPT. 28

 BET PRESENTS 'SARAFINA!' SPECIAL SEPT. 28
 WASHINGTON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- BET will present


"SARAFINA!," a 30-minute special on the upcoming motion picture "SARAFINA!," Monday, Sept. 28, at 6:30 p.m. EDT. The program features clips from the movie, behind-the-scene footage, and interviews taken on location in Soweto with actress Whoopi Goldberg, singer Miriam Makeba, producer Anat Sighn and writer/director Mbogeni Ngema.
 "SARAFINA!" follows the activities of a group of South African students of the Morris Isaacson High School in Soweto, site of the now famous 1976 student uprising, in their resistance and rebellion against apartheid.
 The motion picture stars Goldberg (Mary Masambuko), Makeba (Sarafina's mother) and Leleti Khumalo (Sarafina). The movie is scheduled for release Sept. 25.
 BET is the nation's first and only cable television network providing a platform for quality programming targeted toward an African-American audience. BET represents the best in entertainment, music videos, news, public affairs, jazz, specials, off-network sitcoms, gospel and college sports. BET, owned by BET Holdings, a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange, and is currently available in 34 million households, as reported by Nielsen Media Research.
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