Based on the true story of a black girl who was born to two white Afrikaner parents in South Africa during the apartheid era.
The award-winning film “Skin”, is a moving story of a black child born in the 1950s to white Afrikaners unaware of their black ancestry.
SKIN is one of the most moving stories to emerge from apartheid South Africa: Sandra Laing is a black child born in the 1950s to white Afrikaners, unaware of their black ancestry. Her parents are rural shopkeepers serving the local black community, who lovingly bring her up as their white little girl. But at the age of ten, Sandra is driven out of white society. The film follows Sandras thirty-year journey from rejection to acceptance, betrayal to reconciliation, as she struggles to define her place in a changing world - and triumphs against all odds.