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Panic is a small-time crook of Soweto completely uninterested in political struggle. One day he is arrested together with Sam, involved in politics. Panic finishes up in a cell...

Category Out of competition
Section Guardians of Popular Memory: South African Cinema Against Apartheid
Tipology Feature Film

When his mother and father become victims of “the curse” which is destroying his remote African village, nine-year-old Musa, a Zulu boy, is determined to find his long-lost...

Category Official Competition
Section Free to Fly
Tipology Feature Film

Persistence pays off. A brave little girl tries different types of dives, unperturbed by a talented diver who steals the spotlight.

Category Official Competition
Section Elements +6
Tipology Animation, Short Film

When Johan Niemand, gets called up for military service at the age of 18 in 1986 South Africa, he auditions and is accepted to the SADF Choir called the ‘Canaries’. Against a...

Category Official Competition
Section Generator +18
Tipology Feature Film

The half-cast Fiela, and her affectionate family, take in Benjamin, a white child abandoned by his mother. When the child grows older a magistrate discovers the illegal adoption...

Category Out of competition
Section Guardians of Popular Memory: South African Cinema Against Apartheid
Tipology Feature Film

Cape Town, South Africa’s prison of Pollsmoor. When Farakhan is released after 13 years, he wants a quiet life. But he finds himself in a world more violent than when he left...

Category Official Competition
Section Generator +18
Tipology Feature Film

Good Kenyan girls become good Kenyan wives, but Kena and Ziki long for something more. Despite the political rivalry between their families, the girls resist and remain close...

Category Official Competition
Section Generator +16
Tipology Feature Film

Four friends are going on a camping trip. Their destination is an isolated farm in South Africa’s Northern Cape. It’s owned by Lexi’s family, and she’s invited her two...

Category Official Competition
Section Generator +16
Tipology Feature Film

Jobman is a black deafmute of 25 who has been humiliated by life and people. The film begins with his arrest and ill-treatment. Meanwhile, the Karoo farm, where Jobman has his...

Category Out of competition
Section Guardians of Popular Memory: South African Cinema Against Apartheid
Tipology Feature Film

Lucky is an Aids orphan desperate to leave his rural Zulu village for the bright lights of Durban. He is full of excitement and hope until he moves in with his uncle. And so Lucky...

Category Official Competition
Section Free to Fly
Tipology Short Film