Life, Above All

“Life, Above All” is a emotional and universal drama about a young girl (first-time-actress Khomotso Manyaka) who fights the fear and shame that have poisoned her community. The film captures the enduring strength of loyalty and a courage powered by the heart. Directed by South African filmmaker Oliver Schmitz (“Mapantsula,” “Paris, je t’aime”), it is based on the international award winning novel “Chanda’s Secrets” by Allan Stratton. [Synopsis courtesy of Bavaria International]