In this well-crafted first-feature "The Two of Us" director Ernest Nkosi tells the story of the turbulent relationship between a young man named Thulas and his sister Zanele, who live in the township of Alexandra in South Africa.
After witnessing the abuse of his sister as a child, Thulas vows to protect her at any cost. When Zanele falls for an older man, he is determined to put an end to their relationship.
Attention!: Filmmaker in attendance. Ernest Nkosi will be available for a Q-and-A after the screening!
The screening is made possible with financial assistance by the Finnish Embassy in Windhoek.
The Two Of Us, South Africa, 2014, 94 min, Zulu with English subtitles
Directed by: Ernst Nkosi, produced by: The Monarchy Group, starring: Busisiwe Mtshali, Emmanuel Nkosinathi Gweva
"The Two of Us is an impressive first feature from South filmmaker Ernest Nkosi and marks him as a talent to watch. Beautifully rendered within a convincing local idiom, the film is universally accessible."
- Durban International Film Festival, 2014
"Despite receiving absolutely no state or independent funding, a small group of cast and crew have created something special with local drama The Two of Us."
- City Press
Venue: Goethe Centre
Date: Saturday 25 April