Houston Cinema Arts Festival 2020

Mother I Am Suffocating. This is My Last Film About You.

Expired November 16, 2020 10:00 PM
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Presented in Partnership with Goethe Pop Up Houston

The wastelands and crowded streets of an African country are traversed by a woman bearing a wooden cross on her back. She is followed by sellers, beggars and passerbys, outraged voices, pity and curious glances. Parallel to her, among a herd of sheep, a lamb toddles its way from the far away mountains into the heart of the city only to find itself dangling, skinned and headless, on a butcher’s shoulder. In the meantime, under the scorching sun, in a roofless house, a woman is persistently knitting a garment, unwinding a thread coiled over her son’s face.

Mother, I am suffocating, This is my last film about you, is a symbolic social-political voyage of a society, spiraling between religion, identity and collective memory.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    76 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    Qatar, Lesotho, Germany
  • Premiere
  • Director
    Jeremiah Lemohang Mosese
  • Producer
    Jeremiah Lemohang Mosese
  • Filmmaker
    Jeremiah Lemohang Mosese
  • Cast
    Thato Khobotle. Mercy Koetle. Napo Kalebe. Molibeli Mokake. Pheku keeper Lisema. Disko Monaheng. Chris Mosalemane. Teboho Mochao. Narrator - Sivan Ben Yishai.