African Moot

dir. Shameela Seedat / 2022 / Finland, South Africa / 86min.
“African Moot” uses the surface device of the popular competition documentary genre to ask deeper questions about refugee rights.

"African Moot" uses the surface device of the popular competition documentary genre to ask deeper questions about refugee rights, freedom of movement, African identity and the possibility of hope for the future – while also showing how committed youth are trying to shape the future of the continent on which they live.

duration:
86 min
country / year of production:
Finland, South Africa / 2022
director:
Shameela Seedat
cinematography:
Tareq Abouamin, Moses Bwayo, Michael Carter, Bert Haitsma, Nic Hofmeyr, David Kihima, Gray Kotze, Ibrahim Muthadir, Adebayo Okeowo, Joseh Ssozi, François Verster, Luke Younge
producer:
Don Edkins, Francois Verster, Tiny Mungwe, Juha Lopponen, Venla Hellstedt / STEPS, TUFFI FILMS, Undercurrent Film & Television
selected festivals and awards:
2022 – Hot Docs Toronto, 2022 – IDFA Amsterdam, 2022 – DOC NYC New York
sections:
Man in Cinema
competitions:
Amnesty International Poland Award
tags:
politics human rights Africa education

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