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My Father the Mover
13-minutes
Alatha's father calls himself a Mover. Using African dance moves, he helps kids in Khayelitsha township to transcend their hardship (drugs, poverty and abuse) and "find their superpowers." The Mover is also a single father. And while he has helped many kids, he still has difficulty getting his own daughter to find her own powers. But in a tender moment together, this is all about to change.
Screening day / Geo-Restriction
  • Friday, Nov 20: US Only

My Father the Mover

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Running Time
Short Film
13 minutes
Genres
Documentary, Short

My Father the Mover

Alatha’s father calls himself a Mover. Using African dance moves, he helps kids in Khayelitsha township to transcend their hardship (drugs, poverty and abuse) and “find their superpowers.” The Mover is also a single father. And while he has helped many kids, he still has difficulty getting his own daughter to find her own powers. But in a tender moment together, this is all about to change.

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Festival screenings
Year(s) screened
  • 2020
Screening day / Geo-Restriction
  • Friday, Nov 20: US Only
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