Yellow Card

Director: John Riber
Countries: Zimbabwe
Year: 2000
Running Time: 90 min.
Language: English


Tiyane is 17. He is the rising star of the city’s soccer team and doing well in high school. His hormones are running riot and everyone wants a piece of him, especially Linda, a long-time friend. Tiyane wants to play the field, but he hadn’t bargained for falling in love with Juliet or becoming a father.

About the Director

John Riber

Biography: John Riber was born and raised in India, where he spent a decade of his career making films.  During this time he also traveled to Bangladesh to work.  In 1987 Rober moved to Zimbabwe where he, along with his wife, Louise, established a production and distribution company, Media for Development Trust.  He has worked on various films as a film lab technician, cameraman, editor, script writer and producer; Yellow Card marks his directorial debut.

(Source: Brooklyn Film Festival,

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Yellow Card (2002).

Yellow Card (2000);
Shanda (2002).