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Otelo Burning

Sara Blecher

South Africa

Drama, 2012  / original language: English, Zulu, 102’

1 Jul 2013 - 22:00

Anfiteatro ao Ar Livre

Admission 3 €

Somewhere, between City of God and Blue Crush, “Otelo Burning” is a coming of age story set against the backdrop of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison.

Otelo Burning
© "Otelo Burning", Sara Blecher

It’s an emotional story of kids in the township learning to surf. It’s a story of the explosive potential for change at the time of apartheid’s end – all seen through a child’s eye.