FRIENDS tells a hopeful story of a changing South Africa through the lives of three young female friends who oppose the racial prejudices of their families and the structural racism of South African society. The women must choose between the future and the past when one of them turns
herself in and faces trial for an act of terrorism.
In Johannesburg in the mid and late 1980s, three women, only a few years out of college, respond differently to the poverty, injustice, and violence upsetting the country. Sophie (Kerry Fox), the daughter of a white, middle-class, English-speaking family, works in a library and is a terrorist,
estranged from her family, class, and...