South Africa, 21m, Alexa
South Africa, 1990. When the crumbling Apartheid regime affords Marie Abrahams an opportunity to sell the family farm, her daughter Inge fights to keep their ancestral land.
Writer/Director: Chantel Clark
Producer: Morgan Ackley
Co-Producers: Kate Ahrends, Sarah-Kate Fenelon
Director of Photography: Pierre de Villiers
Editor: Leonardo Campaner
Production Design: Leila Walter
Composer: Alba S. Torremocha
Sound Design: Ryan Billia
Cast: Crystal-Donna Roberts, Shimmy Isaacs, Deon Lotz, Cody Mountain
Contact: Morgan Ackley, firstname.lastname@example.org
Katharina Otto-Bernstein Thesis Film Fund
About the Writer/Director
Chantel Clark is a South African writer/director based in New York City. In her home country she was selected as one of only six filmmakers in the University of Cape Town’s Directing Program. Her thesis film, Our Albertinia, won an award from the Katharina Otto-Bernstein Thesis Film Fund in 2017 and was selected for the 2018 ASCAP/Columbia scoring workshop. Chantel is currently a development intern at Big Beach in New York.
About the Producer
Morgan Ackley is a New York-based producer from Roswell, Georgia. While at Columbia she has written, produced, and co-produced eight short films that have screened at film festivals around the United States. Her thesis film, Our Albertinia, received an award from the Katharina Otto-Bernstein Thesis Film Fund, an ASCAP composition grant, and was shot in South Africa. Morgan has a degree in Psychology and Biology from the University of Georgia.