Directed by Rea Rangaka (South Africa, 2017, 111 min.). Digital.

The Lucky Specials are a small-time cover band in a dusty mining town in southern Africa. Mandla (Oros Mampofu) works as a miner by day, but his passion is playing guitar and he dreams of making it big in the music industry. When tragedy strikes, his friend Mandla (Sivenathi Mabuya) and the band must find the strength to make their dreams reality.

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Directed by Jiani Zhao (UK, 2017, 5 min.). Digital. 

Stroke was inspired by Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor’s talk on her experience of having a stroke. This short reveals how a stroke, commonly regarded as a negative experience, can be positive and revealing. 

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