SOL

A young upcoming boxer Sol, embarks on an adventure to discover the truth behind his father's death after he hears that he's to be commemorated by the government for being a former political activist. He quarrels with Coach about the truth, who knew his father very well. Linda khumalo, a journalist digs through her archival research to help Sol find the truth and harmony with his father death.

  • Ndiyathemba
    Director
  • Tumisho Mahlase
    Writer
  • Asemahle Majola
    Producer
  • Bongani Thwala
    Key Cast
  • David Lukhele
    Key Cast
  • Thulani Tshoga
    Key Cast
  • Mbali ka Ngwenya
    Key Cast
  • Josias Dos Moleele
    Key Cast
  • Film Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    28 minutes 28 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 28, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    1,085 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    South Africa
  • Country of Filming:
    South Africa
  • Film Language:
    Other
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes

  • South Africa
Director Biography - Ndiyathemba

Born in Port Elizabeth,South Africa and has lived most of his life in Pretoria since age 7. He started his career working for various companies mostly in sales and marketing. He studied Multimedia studies with the University of South Africa(UNISA) for a year. Thereafter, he attained a National Diploma in Film and Television production at Tshwane University of Technology, recently completed his B-tech Degree in Film & Television production under the same institution. In 2016, he was selected as one the National Film and video foundation(NFVF) delegates to be part of the Canadian International documentary festival(Hot Docs) in Toronto. Ndiya is a young and vibrant Actor/Filmmaker groomed from a solid performing arts, Theatre background now actor/filmmaker. He is experienced from various theatre and screen productions nurturing his skills in Acting, Scriptwriting, Producing and Directing. His Filmography includes films like "Hustlers"(2013), which he wrote, co-produced and Directed. "Memeza"(2015), Actor, Co-producer. "Heiru"(2015),Producer. His latest work include a bio-documentary of legendary poet Mak Manaka titled "In time with Mak Manaka"(2016). "SOL"(2016) a short film that won him Best Picture and Best Directing at the TUT Film & drama Awards(Fildras Awards). He is currently in post-production of another film he wrote & directed "Men of Ashes"(2017).

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