Graduation Festival
AFDA Study Year: 2018
Genre: Afrikaans Sci-Fi Drama
Running Time: 12
Rating: PG,L
Viewing Restriction: 13


A grief-stricken father, Dehan, relives his memories of his late wife, Lena, through the use of a high-tech device (the REM), that lets Dehan control his dreams. This unhealthy obsession makes it difficult for Dehan to overcome his grief and restore his relationship with his son, Erich.


Dehan - Darragh Concannon
Lena - Gabi Kahts
Erich - Liam du Toit
TV Advertiser - René Frech


Writer - Cara Leane Spence
Director - Cara Leane Spence
Executive Producer - AFDA
Associate Producer - Samantha Pelteret
Cinematographer - Justin Vallay
Production Designer - Elizma de Villiers
Costume, Make-up and Styling - Abigail Jacobson
Editor - Amy Joy Stohrer
Sound Design - Richard Gauld
Composer - Richard Gauld
Visual Effects - Sam Davidson
Data Wrangler - Armand Botha
Colourist/Grader - Armand Botha



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