Liberation or death // Thabi Mooi & Tom Fassart

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After thirty years of silence, filmmaker Thabi takes her father on a quest to finally investigate his traumatic past as a South African armed freedom fighter. Their epic journey leads them across the whole of Southern Africa, to the key places of her father’s life as a soldier. But also through their inner worlds, closely following the intimate process between father and daughter. This way, their journey becomes a final attempt to face the past and heal their disturbed bond.

Directed by: Thabi Mooi and Tom Fassart
Animation: Naomi van Niekerk
Co- Produced by
: Marion Isaacs / Een van de Jongens
Duration: 90 min. (Hybrid)
Country: Netherlands / South Africa
Development: ANIDOX:LAB 2020