A college graduate's parents arrange a marriage for her to the Venda king. She has some difficult choices to make.
A dutiful college graduate has to consider giving up graduate school and a love life, to her parents arrangement for her to marry the Venda King. Elelwani is considered the first film originating and fully created in Venda, a self-governing, partially independent state that had been set aside for black people during Apartheid. This film premiered at the Durban International Film Festival 2012.
July 19, 2012, 7:07 a.m.
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Director: Ntshaveni Wa Luruli
Writer: Ntshaveni Wa Luruli
Country: South Africa
Cast: Vusi Kunene, Florence Masebe
Producer: Florian Schattauer
Editor: Aryan Kaganof, Melissa Parry
Official site: Elelwani on IMDb