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Lerato is a quiet, young nurse who takes care of her teenage brother and baby sister during 1985 apartheid South Africa. Lerato constantly worries about Anele because he’s an activist against the apartheid regime. She must face her worst fears when he doesn’t return home one day.

Student Film: Chapman University, California

In English, Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho, Afrikaans, with English subtitles.

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Film Contact:

Phumi Morare


  • Year
  • Runtime
    14 minutes
  • Language
    Xhosa, Zulu, Sotho, Afrikaans, English
  • Country
    South Africa, United States
  • Rating
  • Note
    Narrative Short
  • Director
    Phumi Morare
  • Screenwriter
    Phumi Morare
  • Producer
    Christine Cho
  • Executive Producer
    Dylan Voogt
  • Cast
    Zikhona Bali, Aphiwe Mkefe, Thandekile Mathe