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01 November 2019

JCC 2019 - Nicole Schafer : Buddha in Africa (South Africa)


Les journées cinématographiques de Carthage | Carthage Film Festival

Nicole Schafer
South Africa
Buddha in Africa (2019) 110 min.
Documentary


Synopsis
Enock is a Malawian teenager nearing the end of his high school studies. Since the age of six, he has lived inside a Taiwanese Buddhist orphanage – one of several built across sub-Saharan Africa. As his final examinations approach, Enock is forced to decide what direction he wants to take in his future.


Biography
Nicole Schafer is a South African writer, film director, producer, editor and cinematographer. She completed her Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in film and television production at the University of Cape Town.

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