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Five Tiger

South Africa202011minColorFiction

Fiona supports her sick husband and her daughter in South Africa. She makes money through hard labor, but there are not many things that she can do to earn a living. A god-fearing lady, Fiona finds herself in a transactional relationship with a renowned church leader. Absolute poverty exploits a woman's body and a hypocritical religious power uses Fiona as a tool to meet sexual desire. The film depicts the social issues of the nation by cross-connecting the structure of religious circles and the sexual trafficking of the poor. Director Khumalo made this movie after an inspiring conversation with a deeply religious sex worker. He says he wanted to tell people that the very institutions that are supposed to help us survive could sometimes become what are bringing us down.

2021 Sundance Film Festival
2021 Sydney Film Festival
Nomawonga KHUMALO
Nomawonga Khumalo is a Johannesburg-based writer and director whose short film, , was selected to play In Competition at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival. She is currently in pre-production on the feature-length narrative film, . The film was selected for the 2019 edition of the Durban FilmMart where it won prizes under the 'Most Promising Narrative' and 'Best South African Narrative' categories.
  • Tue. Oct 26, 2021

    19:30

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  • Wed. Oct 27, 2021

    17:00

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