Black Sushi

Director: Dean Blumberg
Country: South Africa
Year: 2003
Running Time: 25 min.
Language: English, Tsotsitaal, and Japanese

Just released from prison, Zama sees the magic of Japanese culinary art as an escape from his old criminal ways. But entering the Japanese South African world is not easy, especially if your skin is black.

About the Director

Dean Blumberg

deanblaumbergBiography: After several years as a production assistant while successfully finishing a Bachelors Degree in Law and Marketing at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, Dean Blumberg enrolled at AFDA (African School of Film and Dramatic Art), where he completed both a Bachelors and Honours Degree in Motion Picture Medium. His short films have won numerous and prestigious international and national awards. Dean Blumberg has also directed many TV commercials.

(Sources:
http://www.safilm.org.za/news/article.php?uid=964
http://www.bouffant.tv/dean-blumberg
http://www.zoominfo.com/#!search/profile/person?personId=843800090&targetid=profile)

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Black Sushi (2005).

Filmography:
The Space Between (2001);
Black Sushi (2003);
Under the Rainbow (2003).