synopsis

Upon discovering her acceptance into Julliard, Nompumelelo, a cynical South African, embezzles funds from her workplace and abandons her fiancé to live out her Broadway dream in New York City, only to discover that the U.S.A. is not as welcoming as she had dreamed. But there she learns about true love, true happiness, and true citizenship.

cast

Phumelele Mthembu, Anthony Goss, Thami Buti

directed by

Muzi Mthembu

director's bio

Muzi Mthembu is a South African Film & Television Awards nominated actor, writer and producer. Trained at both the National School of the Arts and the University of the Witswatersrand's Wits School of the Arts, Mthembu has acted in numerous sitcoms and dramas, including "Shuga: Down South" broadcast in over 72 countries.

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screenwriter

Phumelele Mthembu, Muzi Mthembu

producer

Phumelele Mthembu, Muzi Mthembu, Avil Z. Speaks

runtime

97 minutes

country

South Africa, US

category

Feature Narrative

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