2020 Edition

The White Line

The White Line

Section: Long Narrative

Country: Namibia

Production Year: 2019

Duration: 99 minutes

Director: Desiree Kahikopo

Producer: Desiree Kahikopo, Girley Jazama, Michael Pulse

Screenplay: Michael Pulse

Cinematography: Renier de Bryun

Editor: Renier de Bruyn

Synopsis: Set in 1963, after the Old Location uprising that shook South West Africa, a black maid's life is changed forever when she encounters an Afrikaner police officer on a routine passbook check. Their illicit love for each other grows over time through the letters they write to each other, and they endure many obstacles beyond the colour of their skin.