Yearly Archives: 2012

  • Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela
  • Director: Thomas Allen Harris, South Africa / USA,2005,73 min
  • Drawing upon the memories of the surviving disciples and their families, young South African actors portray the harrowing events of the exodus and exile of apartheid, and in so doing, forge their own reconciliation between the generations.

  • The tunnel
  • Director: Jenna Bass, Zimbabwe, 2009, 25 min
  • Set during the 1980s in Matabeleland, The Tunnel follows young Elizabeth, nicknamed “Rabbit” because of her love of making up tall stories. Arriving at a guerrilla camp, Elizabeth tells the story about her village, ghosts, and the day her father …
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  • A trip to Algier/ Voyage à Algier
  • Director: Abdelkrim Bahloul , Algeria / France, 2010,97 min
  • Languages: French
  • In 1962, a young woman has lost everything during the war for independence in Algeria. A Frenchman who is leaving the country offers her and her six children his former home. An unscrupulous government official is trying to take the …
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  • Triomf
  • Director: Michael Raeburn, South Africa,2008,120 min
  • Languages: Afrikaans and English
  • In April 1994, on the day of South Africa’s first free elections, Lambert Benade will turn 21, and uncle Treppie has promised him the girl of his dreams. But in this hilariously horrendous tragic-comedy, as a new world is born, …
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