Taming Kara

A ruthless hunter captures a rare animal, intending on selling it to the highest bidder on the black market. Trouble arises however, when the hunter begins to transform into a wild animal herself.

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    12 minutes 15 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 22, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    South Africa
  • Country of Filming:
    South Africa
  • Language:
    English, Xhosa
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  • CineYouth Festival: Chicago International Film Festival Africa Film For Impact Festival (Semi-finalist). Kukastream Online African Film Festival (Winner, Best Short Narrative).
Director Biography

Naishe Nyamubaya is a filmmaker, passionate about telling African stories. Half Zimbabwean and half Egyptian by birth, Naishe began writing stories from the tender age of 5, eventually publishing his poetry and short stories in the anthology WRITING: MYSTERY AND MAYHEM. Having always possessed a love and passion for film and himself an extremely avid cinephile, he decided to migrate his writing to film, bent on capturing audiences with the magic of cinema.

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Director Statement

“I believe we are in the business of wonder and amazement. If the story is strange, surreal, weird and unconventional then lets gladly attack it!”