The year is 1820. A young Gonaqua Xhosa man frees his mother from eight years of captivity under the Magistrate of Uitenhage. When caught and sent to Robben Island, he then frees the warrior-prophet Makhanda. His is a spirit that never accepts defeat. He kept up his resistance through wars, kidnappings and imprisonment.
This true story of defying the strongholds of colonial conquest links the past and the present. The performing duo are thought-leaders in creative history. They skillfully tell such hidden true stories by using poetry, dance and drama, to break through the silences of conventional written history.