The Wooden Camera (2004)

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  • La CAMéRA DE BOIS Alternative


The story of two thirteen year old boys from Khayelitsha township near Cape Town, South Africa. Madiba and Sipho are playing beside a railway track when a train passes and a body is thrown from it. Tied to a wrist is an attache case containing a video camera and a revolver. Sipho builds a wooden box to hide the camera and surreptitiously films scenes around him in the township. His friend Madiba has the gun which leads to tragic circumstances.

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