BOPHA! does not wear its good intentions lightly. A family drama set in South Africa, actor Morgan Freeman's directing debut is a classical tragedy fashioned from (relatively) current political issues: apartheid, self-determination, and the legacy of colonialism. Set in 1980, in the
fictitious Moroka township, BOPHA! revolves around the Mangena family. Patriarch Micah (Danny Glover) is a senior policeman who has never questioned the system he serves. He expects his son, Zweli (Maynard Eziashi), to follow in his footsteps, but the younger man is convinced that only revolution
can bring much needed change to the townships, where poverty and unemployment are rampant. ...