Mostly Waiting

A Film by Thandi Sebe
and Tim Foresta

Synopsis

Cape Town. Three men from Zimbabwe who came to South Africa in search of work and a better life, now spend their days on the side of a street, hoping for a job. An intimate look at what it is like to be a homeless refugee living on the streets of an afrophobic country and the dreams that the men have for their futures.

Director

  • Picture of Thandi Sebe © Yasmin Samray

    Thandi Sebe

    Thandi Sebe, born to a South African actor father and German mother in Berlin in 1988 and raised in a political theatre landscape in Post Apartheid Cape Town, South Africa. Since completing her studies, she has been working in Berlin theatres as an actress, author and director. Her latest production “Jung, giftig und Schwarz” which she wrote, directed and starred in, has been regularly playing at the renowned Ballhaus Naunynstrasse since early 2015.

  • Picture of Tim Foresta © Naima Sebe

    Tim Foresta

    Tim Foresta was born in Hoyerswerda in 1988 and grew up in Berlin Marzahn-Hellersdorf. He has a Bachelors degree in Media Management and has been a freelance camera man, editor and music producer for more than 7 years - work which has allowed him to work internationally with artists on both film and music productions, often times with a sociopolitical focus.

Awards + Festivals

  • 21st PORTOBELLO FIM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)September 1, 2016
  • 1st ALIVE DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Los Angeles, CA, USA)September 23, 2016
  • 33rd VIDEO/FILM TAGE KOBLENZ (Official Selection, Germany)November 4, 2016
  • 29th EXGROUND FILMFEST (Kurzdoku Programm, Caligari FilmBühne, Wiesbaden, Germany)November 19, 2016
  • 14th FESTIVAL INT'L SIGNES DE NUIT (Official Selection, Paris, France)November 24, 2016
  • 14th INTERNATIONAL SHORT & INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Dhaka, Bangladesh)December 3, 2016
  • 18th MADURAI FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, India)December 6, 2016
  • FESTIVAL INT'L SIGNES DE NUIT CHAMBÉRY (Official Selection, Chambéry, France)December 20, 2016
  • 17th FILUMS - INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lahore, Pakistan)February 17, 2017
  • 27th MEDIAWAVE ANOTHER CONNECTION INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Online Competition, Hungary)March 1, 2017
  • 13th AKBANK SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (non-competitive section "Perspective", Istanbul, Turkey)March 13, 2017
  • CINEMA PERPETUUM MOBILE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Minsk, Belarus)April 5, 2017
  • CAPITAL CITY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Lansing, MI, USA)April 5, 2017
  • 17th FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CINE DE LANZAROTE (Official Selection, Spain)April 18, 2017
  • CHEAP CUTS DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, London, UK)May 5, 2017
  • LJUBLJANA INT'L SHORT FILM FESTIVAL 2017 (Official Selection, Ljubljana, Slovenia)May 12, 2017
  • 8th ONE COUNTRY ONE FILM INT'L FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Apchat, France)July 27, 2017
  • CINEMA PERPETUUM MOBILE INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (Official Selection, Minsk, Belarus)

Crew

Screenplay
Thandi Sebe
Producer
Thandi Sebe & Tim Foresta
Director
Thandi Sebe & Tim Foresta
Director of Photography
Tim Foresta
Sound
Tim Foresta
Editor
Tim Foresta & Thandi Sebe
Sound Design
Tim Foresta
Music
Tim Foresta

Details

Running Time
29:16
Shooting Format
HD
Screening Format
DCP, BluRay, DVD, .mov, mp4 (HD)
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Stereo

Contact

FILM AGENCY

Markus Kaatsch
aug&ohr medien
Riemannstr. 21
10961 Berlin, Germany
+49 (0) 176 - 62965299
markus@augohr.de
www.augohr.de

DIRECTOR

Tim Foresta:
info@foresta-music.com
www.foresta-music.com
www.facebook.com/forestaberlin
www.facebook.com/mostlywaiting

DIRECTOR

Thandi Sebe:
thandisebe@aol.de
www.facebook.com/thandisebeofficial
www.facebook.com/mostlywaiting