Tuesday 9 February 12:30 – 13:30,
The AMI is pleased to have the opportunity to host a lunch time screening of this award-winning local documentary.
In the Amadiba area, on South Africa’s stunning Wild Coast, the Pondo people have tended their traditional way of life for centuries. Nonhle, a young local eco-tour guide, is a staunch supporter of her people and the endangered environment on which their livelihood and culture depend.
Her cousin Madiba, a local entrepreneur and self-proclaimed moderniser, is fully supportive of a titanium-mining proposal and the government’s controversial plan to build a tolled highway across their land. Tired of his community living without good access to employment, hospitals and schools, Madiba courts private capital and government officials. While the South African President deposes the pro-environment Pondo Royal Family, Nonhle rallies inspiring support with little more than dogged determination.
Featuring arresting cinematography, beautiful sand animation and sensational original music, The Shore Break delivers both a visually and emotionally riveting fight to the finish.
With thanks to Odette Geldenhuys, Co-Producer
Image courtesy of The Shore Break