DFA member, Sara Blecher's Otelo Burning will open the Durban International Film Festival in the third week of July 2011.
Somewhere between City of God and Blue Crush OteloBurning is a coming of age story set against the backdrop of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison. It's an emotional story of kids in the township learning to surf. It's a story of the explosive potential for change at the time of apartheid's end - all seen through a child's eye.
For more info read the article in The Tonight.