My Father the Mover

2020 Official Selection: Shorts

New York Premiere

SHORT | South Africa | 12 MINUTES | English, Xhosa | English subtitles

MY FATHER THE MOVER

Dance, Drama, Music

African electronic Gqom beats motivate kids in the township of Khayelitsha, South Africa to jive through their hardship and find their superpowers.



Playing in: Rhythm of Life

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CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Julia Jansch

Julia Jansch is a South African filmmaker based in New York. She began her career in development, working for FremantleMedia and RadicalMedia. Her short films premiered at festivals around the world, and she is currently writing her first feature. Julia has degrees from Oxford and a filmmaking diploma from NYFA.

Director
Julia Jansch
Producer
Julia Jansch, Mandilakhe Yengo
Screenwriter
Julia Jansch
Cinematographer
Ross Hillier
Editor
Tricia Holmes
Composer
James Matthes
Executive Producer
Julia Jansch, James Matthes
Key Cast
Stoan Galela, Alatha Galela
Color Grade
Tom Poole