SA film wins at 168 Film Festival


On 13 September the 168 Film Festival took place at the Aratani Theater
in Los Angeles where SA film Tula Tula won the Making of 168 award,
Best Sound Design, Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Screenplay
Drama, Best International Film, Best Director and tied with Remnant
produced by Joe Osborn for the Audience Favourite award.

The 168 Film Festival showcases the work of thousands of artists from many different
countries and draws on its incubator project, which challenges filmmakers worldwide
to pick a Bible scripture according to an allocated theme and from it, shoot and edit a
short film just 168 hours (seven days). This year’s theme was The Gift. The event is
presented by 168 Film, an organisation founded by John David Ware to train and
equip filmmakers on how to make God-honouring films.

Directed by Shane Vermooten, Tula Tula is a short film which portrays
the predicament of medical doctors in Africa. Producer, writer and founder of Media
Village Productions Diane Vermooten told FilmContact, “We strive to tell African
stories with dignity and excellence and this is being recognised around the

View the trailer for
Tula Tula


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