Lodewyk Barkhuizen is a multi-disciplinary artist based in Pretoria, South Africa. He teaches film and animation at The Open Window Institute for Arts and Digital Sciences and favours short-form experimental projects. Eerstewater is his first feature-length documentary production.


Director: Eerstewater

Framed by the austere beauty of the Karoo and its vast, unyielding sky, the film’s conversations explore notions of love, philosophy, belief systems and family, as well as our relationship to the land, animals and each other.

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