HEELS ON WHEELS

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OFFICIAL SELECTION 2018

Heels on Wheels

Shorts Programme 10

DIRECTOR : Heath Fynn
COUNTRY : South Africa
YEAR : 2018
TIME : 24min

Nu Metro 6, 12 Oct @ 8pm | Nu Metro 5, 16 Oct @ 5.30pm

SYNOPSIS

Heels on Wheels is a motivational narrative that takes a close look at South African wealth through WaronaNare, a young beautiful wheelchair model from Mafikeng in North West Province, who was paralysed with Polio at the age of 3. She just landed a comfortable corporate job in Vaal. Warona is a breadwinner in her family. Warona make sure everything is on point every morning before going to work, with the help of her grandmother. One beautiful evening while watching TV she is intrigued to see runaway models in one of South African fashion Shows and her interest in modelling escalated as she becomes more and more fascinated by it, but her situation still limits her ambition.

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ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

I studied film at Durban University of Technology, and have always loved storytelling, taking part in stage plays from Primary school up until High school, andthe Drama society during tertiary.I joined SuperSport as a cameraman in 2007, working with many high-profile clients, a major highlight of which was working at the 2010 FIFA World Cup at the opening game & magazine inserts during the tournament.In 2012, I started directing more self-funded short films, music videos & Fashion Films.In 2014, I took up photography and supplemented my skills at Vega Design School up until 2015, I then began work on weddings and Portrait photography on various subjects.The NFVF Youth Programme has been my highest directorial achievement so far, and I look forward to continue honing my storytelling skills.