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SA short film wins another international award

09/08/2018

9 August, 2018 - 08:03

South African director Zwelethu Radebe's short film, The Hangman has bagged another international award. It won Best Foreign Film at the 22nd annual LA Shorts International Film Festival.

The festival is the longest running in Los Angeles and ranks among the most prestigious and largest international short film festivals in the world.

About his win Zwelethu wrote on Instagram: God is good.

The Hangman is a short film that explores the broken relationship between a father and son.

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When the truth of his fathers disappearance is brought to the surface on the eve of his execution, Khetha, a prison warder working in The Gallows death-row prison in Pretoria, South Africa 1989 must either choose forgiveness or live forever with regret of failing to accept the truth.

The film has won numerous awards:

Zanzibar International Film Festival - Best Short Film, Ousmane Sembene Award

Durban International Film Festival - Best South African Short Film

Discover.Film Festival - Best in Fest, Best International Drama, Best Cinematography

Best of International Short Films Festival - Silver Main Jury Award, Best Young Jury Award

Afrika Filmfestival - The Silvern Yamfa Award

Shnit International Film Festival - Best Short Film

Jozi Film Festival - Best Short Fiction Film

Eko International Film Festival - Best Short Film, Best Actor

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