Short
African

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Director(s):

Maishe Mosala

Country:

South Africa

Year:

2020

Running Time:

26 min

Language(s):

English, Xhosa

Phefumla” follows Loyiso Dunga, a marine scientist from one of South Africa’s most infamous townships, as he embarks on an opportunity of a lifetime. He must overcome his fears of drowning and realize his dream of diving deep into the oceans vastness. Through his first sensory overloaded experiences, Loyiso makes profound observations of how humans can learn from the oceans interconnected ecosystems and way of life. Whilst he breathes the oceans calm and experiences first-hand the threat to our oceans biodiversity and the air we breathe, he feels compelled to amplify his responsibility as a marine scientist.

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