South African Film Festival

Short Films - Phefumla + What Did You Dream? + Umama

Expired May 24, 2022 1:45 PM
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Beautifully filmed in the waters of Kwazulu-Natal’s Sodwana Bay, Phefumla shows how a marine scientist who grew up in Khayelitsha on the Cape Flats, overcomes his fear of drowning. “Breathe” (“phefumla” in Zulu), Loyiso Dunga tells himself, as he ventures into the ocean, knowing he is not a good swimmer. Scared, but enchanted by the diversity of life under the water, he swims out, again and again, a metaphor for learning, for life’s journey.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    10 minutes
  • Language
    English, Xhosa
  • Country
    South Africa
  • Rating
    All Ages
  • Director
    Maishe Mosala
  • Producer
    Maishe Mosala
  • Executive Producer
    Noel Kok, Pragna Parsotam Kok, Takalani Mulaudzi
  • Cast
    Loyiso Dunga
  • Cinematographer
    Fiona Tande, Duncan Tilley
  • Editor
    Jolene Van Antwerp