“Ayanda’ to have world premiere at LA Film Festival

The South African film, Ayanda, after successfully screening at the Cannes Film Festival in France, will have its world premiere in Los Angeles on 13 June 2015. The film will screen in competition at the Los Angeles Film Festival, which has a line-up of 74 feature films from around the world.

The film directed by Sara Blecher, stars in the leading role Fulu Mugovhani , as the 21-year-old Afro-hipster Ayanda with a talent for taking neglected pieces of furniture and “bringing them back to love.”

The movie’s supporting cast includes Nigerian actor OC Ukeje, as well as South African entertainers Jafta Mamabolo, Nthati Moshesh, Kenneth Nkosi, Sihle Xaba, Thomas Gumede and Vanessa Cooke.

Ayanda has also been announced as the opening film at the 36th Durban International Film Festival, taking place from July 16 to 26 this year.

The film is due to appear in local cinemas on 28 August 2015.

Source: Sowetan Live

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