Graduation Festival
AFDA Study Year: Year 3
Genre: Period Drama
Running Time: 12
Rating: PG,V
Viewing Restriction: 13

Gazi Lami (Blood Relatives)

Gazi Lami (Blood Relatives) is a Period Drama that follows the journey of a jealous young woman - Thabisa Zwane, who is driven by her hunger for power thus having the desire to be the one and only Queen of the Elangeni Kraal in Bhavumula. In order to attain this position she has to face her lifelong rival - Nobantu Zwane, who is her half sister and the first wife of Prince Bhekizizwe KaGatsha KaNdaba. They compete in a stick-fighting duel and whoever comes out victorious will be the Queen; the loser has to accept defeat.


Nobantu Zwane - Ziyanda Zungu
Thabisa Zwane - Naledi Mfoloe
Bhekizizwe KaGatsha KaNdaba - Mlondi Jali


Writer - Mbalenhle M. Langa
Director - Mbalenhle M. Langa
Executive Producer - Boitumelo Papi/ Mbalentle Fikeni
Cinematographer - Reuben Thoane
Editor - Sinamandla Qosho
Sound Design - Mpho Lopes
Visual Effects - Phillip Magubane
Data Wrangler - Lee-Kaylynne Louw
Colourist/Grader - Lee-Kaylynne Louw



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