France, Netherlands, South Africa 2020 – Director: Teboho Edkins – Original language: Mandarin, Xhosa, Zulu – Subtitles: English

The arrival of Chinese migrants in Lesotho impinges on its economic and social climate. Cultural tensions grow – and the traditional value system groans under the pressure of capitalism.


English/Original Title: LE TEMPS DU CANNIBALISME. Writer: Teboho Edkins. Camera: Samuel Lahu. Sound: Jaim Sahuleka. Editing: Laurence Manheimer, Cédric Le Floc'h. Production: KinoElektron, Day Zero Films, Keplerfilm. Producer: Janja Kralj, Don Edkins, Derk-Jan Warrink, Koji Nelissen. Length: 78 min. International Sales: Indie Sales Company.



Teboho Edkins, born 1980, grew up in South Africa and Germany. He studied at the University of Fine Arts in Cape Town and the French Le Fresnoy - Studio National des Arts Contemporains. He also studied directing at the Deutsche Film und Fernsehakademie Berlin (dffb). He lives in Cape Town, Paris and Berlin.


COMING OF AGE, ZA/DE 2015, 63 min.
GANGSTER PROJECT, DE 2011, 60 min.
ASK ME I'M POSITIVE, LS/ZA 2004, 48 min.



For VIKTOR DOK.horizonte (worth 5,000 euros, sponsored by Petra-Kelly-Stiftung)


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DOK.horizonte Competition – Cinema of Urgency 2020

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