France, Netherlands, South Africa 2020 – Director: Teboho Edkins – Original language: Mandarin, Xhosa, Zulu – Subtitles: English – Length: 78 min.

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.




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)


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. International Sales: Indie Sales Company.

DOK.horizonte Competition – Cinema of Urgency 2020

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