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GUBI - THE BIRTH OF FRUIT

GUBI - THE BIRTH OF FRUIT

World Premiere

Director: Philippa Herrmann

South Africa, 2007, 8 min

Shooting Format:16mm

Festival Year:2008

Category:Experimental

Cast:Munya Chidzonga, Tebogo Tobejane, Taryn Abrahams

Crew:Producer: Hlumela Matika - Screenwriter: Philippa Herrmann, Leah Rolando - Editor: Wynand van Zyl - Cinematographer: Cale Jansen - Original Score: Kesivan Naidoo - Production Designer: Leah Rolando

Sales:AFDA Cape Town - T: +27739872925

Email:hlumelamatika AT yahoo.com

Synopsis

The first tribe to roam the earth relies on food from the heavens. When Nok's belly grows full after sharing her fruit with Nto, the Queen of the tribe grows jealous and banishes her from the community.

About the director

Born in Bonn, of Kenyan and German parentage, Philippa Herrmann currently resides in Cape Town. She has lived in France, Kenya, Ethiopia and the Netherlands. In her free time, she paints, reads, swims and works part-time as a photographer.

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