Three South African films selected for Annecy Film Festival [fr]
Stick Man, directed by Jeroen Jaspaert, Daniel Snaddon:
Out for his regular jog, Stick Man is picked up by a playful dog and launched on a series of unfortunate adventures that take him ever further away from home. The seasons pass, until Stick Man meets a surprising friend who might just be able to help him get back. But will he make it home in time for Christmas?
Arid, directed by Charl Van Der Merwe:
The story of a boy and his bull companion who travel across the arid African landscapes in search of a safe refuge. Within the beauty of surreal landscapes lurks dangers they’ll soon have to face.
’n Gewone blou Maandagoggend,directed by Naomi Van Niekerk:
One Monday morning, a girl gets ready for school. In the ghetto neighbourhood where she lives, violence and tragedy are part of everyday life.