Tracing Addai

Milan FF (2018) – Audience Award: Best Short Film

Filmtage Friedrichshafen (2019) – Jury Prize: Best Film

DocAviv FF (2018) – Best Documentary Short

Clermont–Ferrand Int'l Short FF (2019) – Best Animation

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Breakfast in Kisumu

Shot across 16mm, VHS, DV, and Digital, Breakfast in Kisumu is a personal homage to the 20-year journey of renowned professor and political activist Rok Ajulu. Filmed across 6 countries between Europe and Africa, with a proxy-archival quality, it follows Rok’s account of his struggles as an exiled freedom fighter of the post-colonial, apartheid era. Read More »

Tracing Addai is a simple story about the tragic impact of war. When 22-year-old Addai leaves behind his life in Germany and moves to Syria to help the victims of the conflict, his mother is devastated despite Addai’s assertion that she shouldn’t worry and that he will be fine.

International Short
Cape Town
Labia2
Sat 8 June / 5.30pm + Q&A
Labia2
Tue 11 June / 8.30pm
Labia1
Thu 13 June / 6.15pm
Johannesburg
Bio
Sat 8 June / 7.30pm
Director(s):
Esther Niemeier
Country:
Germany
Year:
2018
Duration:
30 minutes
Language(s):
German