Canary - Merlinka festival

Merlinka festival

Merlinka festival

Canary

Kanarinac

Subota, 7. decembar 17:00 Velika sala Doma omladine Beograda

Igrani film

Režija: Christiaan Olwagen

Uloge: Schalk Bezuidenhout, Hannes Otto, Germandt Geldenhuys

Južna Afrika, 2018

Ratni mjuzikl o dečaku iz malog grada koji treba da služi obavezni dvogodišnji vojni rok u horu Južnoafričkih odbrambenih sila- poznati kao „Kanarinci“- tokom vrhunca Aparthejd režima.

Kanarie

Saturday, 7 December 5PM Main Hall Belgrade Youth Center

Feature film

Director: Christiaan Olwagen

Cast: Schalk Bezuidenhout, Hannes Otto, Germandt Geldenhuys

South Africa, 2018

A coming-of-age war musical about a small town boy who gets chosen to serve his compulsory two year military training in the South African Defence Force Choir and Concert group- known as the “Canaries”- during the height of the Apartheid regime.

Christiaan Olwagen

Born in Cape Town, South Africa, Christiaan studied Drama at the University of Stellenbosch, specialising in Theatre Directing under the mentorship of Marthinus Basson. He is the recipient of the Fleur Du Cap Award for Most Promising Student, The Rosalie van der Gucht Award for Best New Director and the Standard Bank Young Artist Award for Theatre. Theatrical highlights include Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Chekhov’s The Seagull, Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, and Lorca’s House of Bernarda Alba. Christiaan’s film debut was in 2013 at the Silwerskerm Festival in Cape Town, with the short film Toevlug, which won Best Director, Screenplay and Best Short Film. His feature film debut was in 2016 with Johnny is nie Dood nie. It won Best Actor, Supporting Actress, Supporting Actor, Screenplay, Art Direction, Music, Best Director and Best Film at the Silwerskerm Festival. It has been described by South African critics as a landmark in Afrikaans cinema. Kanarie is Christiaan’s third feature film.