CAST: Jafta Mamabolo, Fulu Moguvhani, Nthati Moshesh DIRECTOR: Sara Blecher SISTER CITIES FILM FESTIVAL - George, South Africa
After tragedy strikes, a young woman begins a journey of self-discovery as she struggles to save her father's car repair shop along with her memory of him. AYANDA is a coming-of-age story from South African writer/director Sara Blecher that takes us into a vibrant Johannesburg community alive with love and humor, risk and reward, tragedy and triumph.
It's an uncommonly rich picture, constantly spinning off in unexpected directions.- Jason Bailey, Flavorwire
...the director's appreciation of the vibrancy of African culture, and excellent acting by the principal cast members, make Ayanda worth seeing.- Sarah Boslaugh, Playback