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Father’s Day is a short film about Alakhe a 12-year-old boy who is raised by a single mother. Being the class nerd, Alakhe is selected to give a speech for a Father’s Day school event. He decides to go against his mother’s word and sets out to find the father he’s never met which opens a can of worms. Eventually, he discovers who his real father is.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    30 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    South Africa
  • Subtitle Language
  • Awards
    Best Short Film – Garden Route International Film Festival. Best International Film – DC Black Film Festival. Best International Short – Mansfield Town Film Festival. Best Actor, Short Film – Bonga Sizwe Nhlongo
  • Director
    Tumelo Lekena
  • Screenwriter
    Tumelo Lekena
  • Producer
    Mpho Makhalemele
  • Executive Producer
    Dumi Gumbi Jimmy Reynolds
  • Cast
    Bonga Sizwe Mhlongo Sbongile Mthembu Nombuso Gcabashe, Jimmy Magubane, Carol Mkhwanazi, Luniko Dinga
  • Cinematographer
    Jimmy Reynolds
  • Editor
    Bruce McLaren-Lyall Aubrey Moyo