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OFFICIAL SELECTION 2018

SOL

Shorts Programme 10

DIRECTOR  :  Ndiyathemba

COUNTRY   :  South Africa

YEAR  :  2016

TIME  :  29min

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

SYNOPSIS

A young upcoming boxer Sol, embarks on an adventure to discover the truth behind his father’s death after he hears that he’s to be commemorated by the government for being a former political activist. He quarrels with Coach about the truth, who knew his father very well. Linda khumalo, a journalist digs through her archival research to help Sol find the truth and harmony with his father death.

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ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

Born in Port Elizabeth,South Africa and has lived most of his life in Pretoria since age 7. He started his career working for various companies mostly in sales and marketing. He studied Multimedia studies with the University of South Africa(UNISA) for a year. Thereafter, he attained a National Diploma in Film and Television production at Tshwane University of Technology, recently completed his B-tech Degree in Film & Television production under the same institution. In 2016, he was selected as one the National Film and video foundation(NFVF) delegates to be part of the Canadian International documentary festival(Hot Docs) in Toronto. Ndiya is a young and vibrant Actor/Filmmaker groomed from a solid performing arts, Theatre background now actor/filmmaker.