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Directed by Matthew Janke, Matt Bish, Stephen Abbot, Daouda Coulibaly and Rungano Nyoni
From Focus Features, the premiere global brand in original and daring cinema, comes FOCUS WORLD. Charged with finding the most exciting voices in international and independent film, Focus World is proud to bring you AFRICA FIRST: VOLUME TWO, the second in a series of short film collections from some of Africa’s most compelling new talent.
Focus’ Africa First program is an initiative designed exclusively for filmmakers of African nationality and residence, and presents annual awards to the best and brightest from around the continent. After touring film festivals around the world, these Africa First short films are now available for audiences everywhere:
Matthew Janke’s UMKHUNGO, a unique thriller about a young boy on the run; Matt Bish’s A GOOD CATHOLIC GIRL, about a romance caught between religions; Stephen Abbot’s DIRTY LAUNDRY, a hilarious comedy set in an all-night Laundromat; Daouda Coulibaly’s TINYE SO, featuring an older man’s quest to preserve his town’s ancient ideals; and Rungano Nyoni’s BAFTA-nominated MWANSA THE GREAT, a tale about a young boy and the power of imagination.