Zamo Mkhwanazi | South Africa | 2019 | 6'
A few minutes of everyday life in the outskirts of a South African city. A black youngster naturally slips from the role of a victim to that of a torturer, from the search by the white police to circling a girl with a group of friends: the domino effect of the abuse of power in the public spaces of a society which is still dominated by racist and sexist dynamics.
Kuthula Magubane, Abena Ayivor, Lulibo Kashe-Katiya, Justin Strydom, Sabelo Dyantyi, Sipho Nxumalo, Itumelang Montsho, Wilson Shaddai
Ashutosh Warang, Brett Anolik, Luc Andrie
Zamo Mkhwanazi was born in Durban, South Africa. She started as a writer for television and is the screenwriter of the TV series Ya Lla, which was acclaimed by the critics. In 2011 she made her directing debut with Philia, and her subsequent short films were selected by the most important international festivals, including Toronto, Sundance, Clermont Ferrand and la Quinzaine des Réalisateurs. She is working at present on developing her first feature film, Laundry, the project of which was selected for the Torino Film Lab.
2019 – Sadla, sf
2016 – Gallo Rojo, sf
2015 – The Call, sf
2011 – Philia, sf