Message from Mukalap

  • 14'
  • Netherlands
  • 2021
This film is a response to a unique sound recording that captures a spoken message from a man named Mukalap, recorded around 1936 in South Africa. Mukalap speaks in the now-extinct Khoe language !Ora. He calls on an European audience to listen to his beautiful language just for once, and to him.
Director
Judith Westerveld
Premiere
World premiere
Countries of production
Netherlands, South Africa
Production Year
2021
Festival Edition
IFFR 2021
Length
14'
Medium
DCP
Languages
English, Afrikaans, Dutch
Producer
Judith Westerveld
Sales
Judith Westerveld
Cinematography
Judith Westerveld, Tijs de Bie
Editor
Khalid Shamis
Production Design
Judith Westerveld, Tijs de Bie
Sound Design
Khalid Shamis, Matthijs Tuijn
Local Distributor
LIMA
Website
http://judithwesterveld.nl/