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East Coast Premiere

Director: Thabo Wolfaardt

South Africa, 2007, 22 min

Shooting Format:Super 16

Festival Year:2008

Category:Narrative Short

Cast:Nqobi Duma, Tessa Juber, Kabelo Thai, Moagi Modise, Warren Rees, Sonia Esguiera

Crew:Producers: Mpho Osei-Tutu, Melanie Blair - Screenwriter: Thabo Wolfaardt, Mpho Osei-Tutu - Editor: Thabo Wolfaardt - Cinematographer: Quyen Tran - Original Score: Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum - Sound: Phil Vo

Sales:Thabo Wolfaardt, Director - Los Angeles, CA 90065 - T: 310-663-9070


A young newspaper vendor struggles to care for his ailing brother. A pregnant woman discovers a terrible secret about her fiance. At the height of their desperation, these two worlds collide in a life-altering event.


About the director

Thabo Wolfaardt earned a BA in Literature and History from New York University and his MFA in Directing at UCLA Film School. At UCLA, Thabo received the MPAA Award, the Carl David Fellowship, the Mary Pickford Award, and the prestigious Collin Higgins Screenplay award. He also won Best Documentary at the 2006 UCLA Film Festival for his film SOUTH AFRICA'S NEW APARTHEID. JOBURG is Thabo's MFA thesis film.


Director Thabo Wolfaardt will be available for Q&A after the screening.

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