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MONDAY, 18 NOVEMBER 2013
S o called Pirated copies of the film "Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom" found on the streets of Johanesburg and Pretoria, are not the actual film but a copy of the documentary titled "Madiba: The life and times of Nelson Mandela.
So called pirated copies of the eagerly awaited film; “Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom” found on the streets of Johannesburg is confirmed as not the actual film but the documentary title “Madiba The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela”.
The pirates use the poster of the film “Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom” as the inlay/cover for their pirated discs to mislead consumers. When the disc was viewed it was found to be the documentary called “Madiba The Life and Times of Nelson Mandela”. The film premiered on Sunday 03 November 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
The film releases on Friday 29 November 2013 in cinemas and is NOT available in any format anywhere in the world and pirates are stealing your money and defrauding you by misleading and misrepresentation in this manner.
P iracy kills jobs, opportunities and sustainable income for honest workers in the creative industry. Piracy is not only illegal but robs honest and legitimate businesses their income.
Consumers are warned that by buying pirated films they are effectively supporting organised crime and criminal syndicates. The loss to the entertainment industry is approximately R200 million per year.
The CEO of SAFACT , Ms Corne Guldenpfennig has warned pirates that SAFACT is vigilant in the enforcement in cinema theatres and on the streets throughout the country. She also warned criminals that criminal actions will be taken against all perpetrators whether for fraud and/or under the copyright legislation.
SAFACT encourages members of the public TO SAY NO TO PIRACY and to please report any information
to Crime Line via sms 32211or to SAFACT 011 403 1105 and online info@SAFACT .co.za. For further information or queries, please contact the office of the CEO, Ms Corne Guldenpfennig on 011 403 1105.