Drama, 2012 / original language: Tshivenda, 103’
3 Jul 2013 - 22:00
Anfiteatro ao Ar Livre
Admission 3 €
Elelwani is a young university-educated woman who has been brought up in an environment steeped in tradition. Her parents have promised her hand in marriage to the Venda king and, as a dutiful daughter, she wants to obey their wishes. But in order to fulfil her promise, Elelwani must abandon her dreams of travel, further education and – most importantly – her commitment to her one true love.
This thought-provoking film comes from acclaimed filmmaker Ntshavheni wa Luruli, whose film The Wooden Camera was Best South African Film at DIFF 2004, and was awarded the Crystal Bear for best youth feature at the Berlinale in 2004.