Projection du Film INTONGA
à 18h00. En présence du réalisateur.


Le premier film en langue xhosa.

L’histoire de Siviwe, un jeune garçon qui rencontre un prêtre ancien boxeur qui l’initie à la boxe.


The Centre for Creative Arts (UKZN)
K-Cap and the 30th Durban International Film Festival
Cordially invite you and your partner to the screening of


Time: 18h00

Date: Friday, 24 July 2009

Venue: Ekhaya Multi-Arts Centre

B25 Giya Road, Kwa-Mashu

Please join us for refreshments after the screening.
To secure your seats please reply by Wednesday 22 July 2009 to 031 260 2506 or
031 260 1704 (Office hours only) or email [email protected]

Directed by JJ Van Rensburg
South Africa 2009

Intonga is the first Xhosa-language feature film to emerge from South Africa

This heart-warming and elegantly constructed tale tells the story of of Siviwe, a young stick fighter from Fort Beaufort, who moves wit his mother to Mdantsane after his father dies.

As the new kid in school, Siviwe is bullied by a local boxing champion. One day while running away from the bully, he meets a priest. Siviwe and the priest who is a former boxer, strike up a friendship and the priest guides the young stick fighter on his challenging journey into the world of boxing. Suitable for children

Filmmakers in attendance

Organised by the Centre for Creative Arts (UKZN), the principal funders of the 30th Durban International Film Festival are the National Film and Video Foundation, Stichting Doen, Hivos, KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, German Embassy, Goethe Institute, City of Durban, Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa, with support from East Coast Radio, Durban Film Office, French Embassy, Department of Arts and Culture National Film and Sound Archives and other valued sponsors and partners.

Centre for Creative Arts
Howard College Campus
University of KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa
Tel: +27+31+260 2506
Fax: +27+31+260 3074
Email: [email protected]