Biography: Laurence Dworkin entered the film industry as a freelance editor in 1977 and worked on a variety of documentaries and dramas. In 1978 he worked on independent documentaries for the emerging Trade Union Movement, which included The Sun Will Rise and FOSATU. In 1985 Dworkin co-founded Video News Service and the Afravision Video Collective, which documented struggles in South Africa in the eighties, with Brian Tilley and Mokonenyana Molete. Dworkin was also the series director of Hold up the Sun and directed the third episode.
(Source: AFF, Inc.)
Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Hold up the Sun [Ulibambe Lingashoni]: The ANC and Popular Power in the Making (1996 – Laurence Dworkin, Clarence Hamilton, Lesley Lawson, Mokonenyana Molete, Brian Tilley).
The Sun Will Rise (1978);
Compelling Freedom [Zilima Ziya Etsheni] (1987 – Laurence Dworkin, Mokonenyana Molete, Brian Tilley);
Certain Unknown Persons (1988);
Hold up the Sun [Ulibambe Lingashoni]: The ANC and Popular Power in the Making – Episode 3: Submit or Fight – 1958-1969 (1992);
History Uncut (2004 – Laurence Dworkin, Brian Tilley).