The 68th Cannes Film Festival kicked off yesterday, Wednesday 13th May 2015, and as you know, the red carpet was buzzing with who is who in Hollywood entertainment. South African film AYANDA from award-winning director Sara Blecher and starring Nigeria’s top actor OC Ukeje, is one of the many movies that will be screening at the Cannes Film Market and this will hold on May 17th (10am, Palais C).
AYANDA tells the story of a young woman whose dreams of running a retro car restoration business are threatened by dark family secrets, the complications of love and the day-to-day challenges of life in the sprawling African metropolis.
Alongside Ukeje, AYANDA also stars Fulu Mugovhani, Thomas Gumede, Nthati Moshesh, Kenneth Nkosi, Jafta Mamabolo, Sihle Xaba and Vanessa Cooke. It was produced by A Leading Lady Productions with the support of the National Film and Video Foundation (NFVF), Africa Magic and the South African Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).