A haunting ode to the wisdom of the Bambara ancestors in short vignettes.
Set during the 1980s Matabeleland massacres in Zimbabwe at the hands of Mugabe’s 5th Brigade, The Tunnel follows young Elizabeth, nicknamed “Rabbit” because of her love of making up tall stories.
Jamin has to choose between his new shoes and football.
An original African fashion film.
Ravi Govender's art piece is a study of immigration and how it results in exposure to other cultures.
An experimental short film that explores the harrowing psychological effects of war on a Sudanese asylum seeker in the UK.
Soccer mad Benni has two mums. The story unfolds as the Civil Union Act, allowing same-sex couples to “marry” is passed into law. Benni must contend with his school mates reaction to the news of his mothers’ impending marriage.
Two young men meet, become aware of and find ways of expressing their mutual attraction, as conscripts in the 1960’s apartheid Army. The charm of their liaison is contrasted with the dehumanising regime, at the time of Prime Minister Verwoerd’s assassination. They go their separate ways, only to meet 30 years later.
Traditionally, Zulu women were barred from household chores during menstruation, and the maidens were isolated in the girls hut...
When Simon tries to clear his wife’s debts, it sets off a nightmare-like sequence of events in this award-winning South Africa short.
A selection of the best Namibian shorts. Festival hits!
Falling in love over an orange juice despite the dangerous secret each of them keeps inside…
A colonial statue comes to life in new Namibia. A tale, funny but serious too…
He has found a new life and new love. But one day, he confirms an unhappy truth about his ex-fiancée that sets off an intense personal conflict.
A revealing and touching story about a homeless boy in a small village in southern Ethiopia.