Tokoloshe: The Calling

Richard Green, South Africa, 2019

73 minutes , English with no subtitles

A successful writer goes to an abandoned hotel with his wife and adopted daughter to finish his much-anticipated follow-up book, when strange things start to occur. At the same time, a high school teacher is forced to deal with her gruesome past which is linked to the same hotel.


Richard Green, the Durban-based director/producer, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this motion picture. Green has a string of well-known films to his name including Spud, District 9, Otelo Burning and was Production Supervisor on Anant Singh’s Long Walk to Freedom and The Professionals. Green has over 35 years’ worth of industry experience has worked with everyone from a local and internal perspective. He recently received his master’s degree in Film and in 2020 was awarded a lifetime achievement award from the Jozi Film Festival.

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