The Film Catalogue
Sisters of the Wilderness

Sisters of the Wilderness

Documentary | English, Zulu | 90 minutes

Company

Evolutionary Films


Cast & Crew

Director

Karin Slater

Producer

Ronit Shapiro

Cast

Amanda Ntombela, Andile Nxumalo, Bongimpila Zondi, Janet Frangs, Lihle Mbokazi, Nokuphila Cele, Thembani Mdunge, Wendy Mkhwanasa


Synopsis

WHEN FIVE YOUNG ZULU WOMEN VENTURE INTO THE WILDERNESS, THEIR LIVES CHANGE FOREVER

Set in the iMfolozi wilderness, South Africa, in the oldest game park in Africa, Sisters of the Wilderness tells the story of five young Zulu women from underprivileged backgrounds going into the wilderness for the first time in their lives on a self-discovery journey, which offers them an opportunity to grow and heal, and serves as a reminder that we are intimately linked to nature and what we do to her we do to ourselves. The film also explores the plight of the primordial iMfolozi wilderness which is severely threatened by an open-cast coal mine on its border, and the dire rhino poaching, in this park, with the highest rates of poaching in more than a century.

View Website


Completion Year

2018


Share