U-Carmen eKhayelitsha

Films created by Mark Dornford-May, Pauline Malefane and other members of the ensemble include U-Carmen eKhayelitsha an adaptation of the company’s stage production, which won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, and Son of Man which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in the USA and won Best Feature at the LA Pan African Film Festival, as well as garnering several awards for its star, Pauline Malefane.

‘A vivacious film that is a treat for eyes and ears.’

New York Post

‘This was basically the best idea ever.’

Village Voice

‘Colourful, vivid and exotic’

The Guardian Guide


‘Vibrant and visually exhilirating’

Financial Times


‘An amazing piece of work’

The Mail On Sunday


‘dazzles in the memory’

New York Post


‘U-Carmen is a revelation of the most uplifting variety!’

New York Sun

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