Of Good Report

Director: Jahmil Qubeka
Countries: South Africa
Year: 2013
Running Time: 109 min.
Language: Xhosa

A seemingly broken figure drags itself across an arid landscape. Armed and bloodied he removes what appears to be a pair of human incisor teeth out of the crown of his skull. Although in severe pain he still manages to take in the headline of an old newspaper strewn on the dry ground… ”Teacher Shortage in Zimbabwe…”

About the Director

Jahmil X.T. Qubeka

jahmilqBiography: Jahmil X.T. Qubeka is a Johannesburg-based filmmaker exploding with youthful ambitions to revolutionize the local industry. Qubeka’s collaborations with Mandilakhe Mjekula have yielded an interesting body of work, from documentaries to TV dramas, commercials and corporate videos. They directed the 57 min. film Qula Kwedini – A Rite of Passage in 2003.

(Source: AFF, Inc.)

Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Qula Kwedini – A Rite of Passage (2004 – Mandilakhe Mjekula, Jahmil X. T. Qubeka);
Of Good Report (2014).

Filmography:
Qula Kwedini – A Rite of Passage (2003 – Mandilakhe Mjekula, Jahmil X. T. Qubeka);
Shogun Khumalo Is Dying! (2006);
A Small Town Called Descent (2010);
Of Good Report (2013).