Omelga Mthiyane

omelgaBiography: Omelga Mthiyane was born on May 19, 1977, in Inanda, just outside Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. She studied video technology at the Durban University of Technology, and graduated in 2000. In 2001 she was selected for the Encounters Documentary Laboratory where she was trained in making documentaries. Omelga was also a member of the Filmmakers against Racism initiative.

(Sources:
http://www.berlinale.de/external/de/filmarchiv/doku_pdf/20090614.pdf
http://www.filmfestivalrotterdam.com/professionals/persons/omelga-mthiyane/)

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Baraka (2009 – Marianne Gysae, Riaan Hendricks, Omelga Mthiyane).

Filmography:
Body Beautiful (2003);
Ikhaya [Home] (2004);
Baraka (2008 – Marianne Gysae, Riaan Hendricks, Omelga Mthiyane);
Inanda, My Heritage (2008);
Thank You Mama [Siyabonga Mama] (2010);
Li-Xia’s Salon (2011).