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06 July 2009

KEISKAMMA – STORY OF LOVE wins Ousmane Sembene Films for Development Award at the 12th Zanzibar International Film Festival

Directed by Miki Redelinghuys and produced by Lauren Groenewald of Plexus Films, KEISKAMMA – A STORY OF LOVE tells the remarkable story of a village that won’t give up in the face of adversity. In verite tradition, the film interweaves the stories of a formidable Aids activist, Eunice Mangwane with and her comrade in arms, Carol Baker. While the artist-doctor, Carol, rushes on bumpy Eastern Cape roads, between Hospice, home visits and creating the altarpiece, Eunice is confronted with news of her daughter and grandson’s HIV positive status. While Eunice tries to save her family, Carol meets Nkululeko – a lonely, bright eyed 13-year old boy who has lost his family through HIV/AIDS. What follows is a story about how love can change the course of someone’s life.
Keiskamma - a story of love has screened at various festivals in South Africa and internationally, including RIDM in Montreal, IDFA in Amsterdam and Thessaloniki in Greece.

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