Film School Africa

Director(s): Nathan Pfaff
Country: South Africa, United States
Language: In English or w/English subtitles
Documentary | 2017 | 89 min
Recommended for ages 13+ (Parental Guidance: brief reenactments of rape, alcoholism and killings)

East Coast Premiere

Los Angeles casting director Katie Taylor leaves her lucrative career to teach filmmaking to youth in an impoverished South African community. Originally intending solely to equip them with employment opportunities, Taylor quickly discovers the therapeutic impact on her students as they process life events through their films. Emerging from a wide range of social backgrounds, the students find themselves bridging cultural barriers as they become united through filmmaking.

Barcelona Film Festival 2018 – Documentary Special Jury Prize
African Film Festival 2018 – Best Emerging Filmmaker

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