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Current Work
White by Night

Writer/Director | Feature | In financing with Bump Films, South Africa

Cape Town, 1986. During a nationwide state of emergency, a black township princess must babysit two children from a wealthy white family. When a powerful, malevolent force outside the home threatens them, she is faced with the truth about what really stalks the children in her care... 

Colour | English with some isiXhosa | Supernatural Political Drama | 


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Cast: Thishiwe ZiqubuSusanne Wuest, Clayton Evertson, et al. 
Cinematography: tbc
Sound Design: tbc
Production Design: tbc
Editing: tbc

PESP Fund Award Winner
Binger Filmlab
NFVF Development Funding 
DIFF Filmmart 
​World Cinema Fund Award 

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My Father's Son

Writer/Director | Documentary | In post-production

It is 2020. The world is in lockdown. An email arrives. Someone claims to be my brother. So begins a journey – a digital journey confined to the world of Zoom video calling – that uncovers a past shared separately, equal pain, shared joys... and a burgeoning brotherly love that spans decades and the trauma of a wounded country. 

Colour | HDV | 65"

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Majestic City

Writer | Feature | In development with Kirlian, UK

London, 1990. Ten-year-old British Sri-Lankan Ruby Dassanayake must spend the summer in her mother’s workplace, a four-star hotel, pulling her into the shady world of hospitality and pushing her intense relationship with her mother to the limit…

Colour | English | Coming-of-Age Drama

Producers: Sophie Mathison, Samm Haillay


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Participating Project - Attagirl Global 2

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Wandering Bird

Co-Writer | Feature | In development with Neufilm, Germany

Berlin, 1941. Emilie Schenkl, an Austrian stenographer, begins a love affair with Indian freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose, in Berlin to collaborate with the Third Reich to free India. Can their love flourish against the backdrop of WWII? Based on a true story. 

Colour | German | Drama/Romance

Director: Kanwal Sethi
Co-writers: Kanwal Sethi, Ziska Riemann

Script Fund MDM

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