Shorts Programme

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Thongo’Lam

Family has an impact on each of us. For Jessica, her family life has been difficult. Jessica’s search for identity leads her to discover that she needs to let go of pain and heal herself before she can heal her family. Read More »

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Waves

This film sensitively captures the lives of these girls as they move between the city streets and the ocean. Read More »

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Bromwell Street

Bromwell Street tells a human story of people feeling as though they’ve been thrown away by the current regime and left to fend for themselves. Read More »

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Changing lives through dance

Dancing has changed the lives of many, including Crystal Engelbrecht. Read More »

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Friends of the Liesbeek

Friends of the Liesbeek is an initiative, started 25 years ago, that combats litter and waste water pollution in the Liesbeek river. Read More »

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Hustler

The carefully observed short film introduces us to Mampuse and Ben, who spend their days collecting and selling recyclable materials to provide for themselves and their families. Read More »

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Makukhanye

No matter one’s past or the darkness that haunts it, light can always be found. Siphosethu (Mhambi) Dyonasi leaves behind a painful past but has found light and healing through art. Read More »

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Still a Man

This touching short explores albinism within Xhosa culture and the conflicting nature of living with albinism and going through initiation. Thulani discovers it is rather his actions that prove he is still a man. Read More »

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Street Survival

Street Survival, follows Tumisang Kokorwe as he spends 24 hours as a homeless person Read More »
Festival Guest African Short
Cape Town
Labia3
Sat 8 June / 5.30pm
Bertha
Sun 9 June / 11am + Q&A
Labia2
Fri 14 June / 8.30pm + Q&A
Johannesburg
Bio
Tue 11 June / 6.45pm
Director(s):
various
Country:
South Africa and others
Year: