South African Shorts

Amagama ka Nokutela (South Africa)

 

A celebration of the life and legacy of South African musician, teacher, school and newspaper co-founder, Nokutela Mdima-Dube

 

Genre: Short Film

Running Time: 10 minutes 30 seconds

Age Restriction: TBC

Language: English

 

Dream Writer (South Africa)

 

A young cattle herder must overcome his stutter to perform in a poetry competition.

 

Genre: Drama

Running Time: 30 minutes

Age Restriction: TBC

Language: isiZulu

 

Time & Tide (South Africa)

 

A struggling yacht cleaner takes a heroin addict on a Valentine’s date to remember.

 

Genre: Short Film

Running Time: 16 minutes 6 seconds

Age Restriction: TBC

Language: Afrikaans; English; isiZulu

 

Maverick (South Africa)

 

A cowboy searches for a notorious bandit in order to cash in a huge bounty. However, things aren’t as easy as they seem when his quest takes an ominous turn.

 

Genre: Short Film

Running Time: 6 minutes 6 seconds

Age Restriction: TBC

Language: isiZulu

 

Nefarious Creatures (South Africa)

 

When a package goes missing, several lives are inextricably linked in this neo noir love letter to the city of Johannesburg.

 

Genre: Crime Thriller

Running Time: 12 minutes

Age Restriction: TBC

Language: English

 

Prayers for Sweet Waters (South Africa)

 

Stories intersect across vivid realities and dreamscapes to submerge us into the worlds of three Transgender sex workers living in Cape Town, South Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Genre: Documentary Short

Running Time: 16 minutes

Age Restriction: TBC

Language: English

 

The Town (South Africa)

 

Seven-year-old Lesedi throws stones at a passing car, and later forms an unlikely connection with its driver, Naledi.

 

Genre: Short Film

Running Time: 15 minutes

Age Restriction: TBC

Language: Tswana

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Date

Jul 23 2022

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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