A documentary film on the struggle of the smallest tribe in Namibia fighting for the return of the skulls of their people, taken by the Germans for racial science profiling after the genocide of 1904. This is a story of a grassroots tribal group seeking reparations for the crimes of the past, and taking on the mighty and powerful against all odds.
On Time follows the life of Renee Johnson, a mother forced to make a dangerous decision for the sake of her child. Renee receives an interview for a job, but doesn’t have the funds to keep her daughter in daycare. So on a searing hot Los Angeles day, Renee leaves Imani in the car as she goes in for her interview. She lands the job, but walks outside to find cops breaking into her car to take Imani away.
Tchikena is (probably) the first Angolan film filmed with a smartphone.
The short film was created using the “assault” technic, a term created by Angolan theatre groups to characterize a scene made spontaneously, without technical artifice. The film tells the story of Tchikena, a boy who leaves the countryside for the city in an attempt to seek employment and a better life.
U ME I is a trippy science fiction romance featuring a newly wed couple, Bola and Samantha, who, in the near future, live in an apparent technological utopia.
But after a breakfast argument, a darker side to their technological utopia is revealed. Influenced by Yuval Noah Harari’s Homo Deus and Nir Eyal’s Hooked, U ME I explores sex and relationships in a social media and device driven world.
A collaboration between T∆UNY∆NE, Wordsmith (Thabiso Nkoana) and Lesiba Mabitsela Studio. This short film is an adaptation of Thabiso Nkoana’s poem ‘Hi Jack’. The film follows a day in the life of one of the many faceless homeless people in the country and forces us to examine the idea of a “Rainbow Nation”.
The story is a fictionalized narrative of the true story of Henry “Box” Brown, a slave who mailed himself to freedom in 1849. The film was shot on location to capture the authenticity of the time period and the fear that Henry would have gone through during this treacherous journey.
Newsreel footage: Kathleen Cleaver speaks at Hutton Memorial Park in Alameda County, California; students protest at Alameda County Courthouse in Oakland; and Black Panther Party leaders Huey P. Newton, Eldridge Cleaver and Bobby Seale outline a ten-point programme to include full employment, decent housing and education, an end to police brutality and blacks to be exempt from the military.
T’Challa, heir to the hidden but advanced kingdom of Wakanda, must step forward to lead his people into a new future and confront a challenger from his country’s past.
T’Challa’s mettle as king — and as Black Panther — gets tested when he’s drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people.