Yearly Archives: 2012

the tunnel
  • The Tunnel
  • Director: Jenna Bass
    Countries: Zimbabwe / South Africa
    Year: 2009
    Running Time: 25 min.
    Language: English, Shona, and Ndebele

    Set during the 1980s in Matabeleland, The Tunnel follows young Elizabeth, nicknamed “Rabbit” because of her love of making up tall … read more»

triomf_family
  • Triomf
  • Director: Michael Raeburn
    Countries: South Africa / France
    Year: 2008
    Running Time: 120 min.
    Language: English and Afrikaans

    In April 1994, on the day of South Africa’s first free elections, Lambert Benade will turn 21, and uncle Treppie has promised … read more»

podisanguicartaz
  • Tree of Blood / Po Di Sangui
  • Director: Flora Gomes
    Countries: Guinea-Bissau
    Year: 1996
    Running Time: 90 min.
    Language: Kriolu

    In Amanha Lundju, the trees planted upon the birth of each child begin falling rapidly and mysteriously. Led by the tradition healer, Calcalado, the villagers begin a … read more»

  • Train Train Medina
  • Director: Mohamadou Ndoye
    Countries: Senegal / Belgium
    Year: 2000
    Running Time: 7 min.
    Language: No dialogue

    A poetic animation about the Medina of Dakar in all her beauty and chaos, built from the basic ingredients of urban collage: sand, cardboard, … read more»