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Ubu Tells the Truth

  1. Overview
  2. Fact Sheet

"Ubu Tells The Truth" is known as his most violent work. Kentridge used his traditional method of charcoal drawings to express human rights violations as well as oppressed voices in society. He also incorporated short pieces of documentary films in this piece of art.

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Ubu Tells the Truth

    Directed by: William KENTRIDGE

    Country: South Africa

    Year of production: 1997

    Running time: 08 min

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used:

    Version: Without dialogue or commentary

  • Credits

    Directed by: William KENTRIDGE