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FATHER CHRISTMAS DOESN'T COME HERE

TFF 2010 Directed by Bheki Sibiya
FILM GUIDE ARCHIVE FATHER CHRISTMAS DOESN'T COME HERE [TFF 2010]

A naïve young girl with low self-esteem wants to be as beautiful as her mother. She decides to write to Father Christmas asking for long, straight hair. Her dream is almost ruined by a cynical man who gives her a dose of reality, which makes her resort to extremes to achieve her goal. With the help of her grandmother, she finds true acceptance and identity.

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A naïve young girl with low self-esteem wants to be as beautiful as her mother. She decides to write to Father Christmas asking for long, straight hair. Her dream is almost ruined by a cynical man who gives her a dose of reality, which makes her resort to extremes to achieve her goal. With the help of her grandmother, she finds true acceptance and identity.

Film Information
Year: 2009
Length: 14 minutes
Language: isiZulu
Country: South Africa
Premiere: New York
Cast & Credits
Primary Cast: Jabu Sibisi, Thembi Sibisi, Mthandeni Mvelase, Slindile Nodangala
Director: Bheki Sibiya
Screenwriter: Sibongile Nkosana, Bongi Ndaba
Producer: National Film & Video Foundation
Editor: Gareth Fradgley
Director of Photography: Jamie Ramsay
Contacts

Director
Bheki Sibiya
Sobabili Productions
Johannesburg, 2198
Phone: +27 83 757 0707
bheki@sobabili.co.za

Press Contact
Sibongile Nkosana
Sobabili Productions
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2198
Phone: + 27 72 430 1373
sibongile@sobabili.co.za

Producer
Ryan Haidarian
National Film & Video Foundation
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2198
Phone: +27 11 483 0880
ryanh@nfvf.co.za

Director
Bheki Sibiya
Sobabili Productions
Johannesburg, 2198
Phone: +27 83 757 0707
bheki@sobabili.co.za

Press Contact
Sibongile Nkosana
Sobabili Productions
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2198
Phone: + 27 72 430 1373
sibongile@sobabili.co.za

Producer
Ryan Haidarian
National Film & Video Foundation
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2198
Phone: +27 11 483 0880
ryanh@nfvf.co.za

Special Note

Winner of Best Narrative Short.

About the Director(s)
Bheki Sibiya, born in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa, is an actor, director, cinematographer, and producer. He began his career in the film and television industry as a production assistant on several television dramas. He has co-directed theater productions and produced and directed several documentaries.

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