Private Project

White (Menskleur)

A young black boy struggles to come to terms with his identity in a predominantly white school.

  • Luzanne Potgieter
    Director
  • Luzanne Potgieter
    Writer
  • Luzanne Potgieter
    Producer
  • Tshiamo Matlou
    Key Cast
    "Tumelo"
  • Luanrie Boshoff
    Key Cast
    "Carlia"
  • Quinton Nagel
    Key Cast
    "Gerrit"
  • Dehano Muller
    Key Cast
    "David"
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Menskleur
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 28 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 6, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    32,005 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    South Africa
  • Country of Filming:
    South Africa
  • Language:
    Afrikaans
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - The Open Window Institute
Director Biography - Luzanne Potgieter

Luzanne Potgieter is a Director, Cinematographer, and Editor living in Pretoria, Gauteng, who grew up in Thabazimbi. Luzanne has worked on several short films throughout her time at The Open Window University. She has made several films and shorts that won numerous awards at the film school. Some of her earlier and more experimental work can be found on her website. Finishing her time at Open Window with a bang, Luzanne made the most awarded film in her third-year class titled The thorn in my flesh. The awards range from best editing, cinematography, directing and the prestigious award for best picture. Luzanne is currently working and collaborating on multiple projects ranging from showreels, experimental films and short films in means of establishing herself as a powerful voice in South African cinema.

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