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Thula (Hush) (2012).

Dir. Amanda. J. Sibanda.

"An ambiguous and surreal portrayal of motherhood, it is both moving and disturbing, and challenges our expectations of mother-child relationships and the bonds that are forged."

Screened at the London Film Africa Festival 2012 as part of their ‘Gems from the Diaspora’ programme.

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A Slice Above The Rest (2007).

Writer (Concept) / Casting / Producer: Amanda. J. Sibanda.

At a time when you are only allowed 2 slices of bread. What happens when you choose to take the whole loaf?

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6 (2011)

Dir: Amanda. J. Sibanda. (03:52).

"Inspired by a painting hanging London’s National Gallery – An Experiment on a Bird with an Air Pump - this disturbing and claustrophobic film viscerally raises questions about detention, female trafficking and confinement."

Screened at the London Film Africa Festival 2012 as part of their ‘Gems from the Diaspora’ programme.

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"Thula (Hush)" (2012)

Amanda. J. Sibanda - Writer / Director / Titles   

“Thula (Hush)” is about Thandi – a Ugandan woman living in the United Kingdom – who is trying to cope with the loss of her child. She is now living with a doll and realises that there is no substitute for the child she had.

Screened at the London Film Africa Festival 2012 as part of their ‘Gems from the Diaspora’ programme.

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"6" (2011)

Amanda. J. Sibanda -  Writer / Director / Editor / Sound Designer / Titles

Mina is badly bruised and unconscious. She wakes up to find herself trapped in a wooden box. There is activity around her and she realises that she is not buried alive. She is being watched and kept for the next phase of the torture.

Screened at the London Film Africa Festival 2012 as part of their ‘Gems from the Diaspora’ programme.