Film: Beyond The River (BUFF 2018)
Inspired by the true story of canoe racers Siseko Ntondini and Piers Cruickshanks
Inspired by the true story of Siseko Ntondini and Piers Cruickshanks, who together won gold in South Africa’s 2014 Dusi canoe marathon, Beyond the River delivers a nail-biting adventure story about the triumph of the human spirit.
Directed by Craig Freimond
Starring: Grant Swanby, Garth Breytenbach, Lemogang Tsipa, Emily Child
Screening alongside the short films Indigo and Outfit of the Day.
Indigo tells the story of a creative young man who one day makes a trip through his hometown of south-east Amsterdam to pay a visit to his grandmother. Along the way he meets different figures, friends and family members each of whom shares a life lesson. The film highlight themes of spirituality, music and creativity, the revolution, and empathy.
Dir. Fumilayo Cowswal
Outfit of the Day is a story about a young woman who tries to make it in the fashion industry, lured by false promises. But she soon finds herself taking a different – and more menacing road – than she had expected.
Dir: Chesney Carla