Abalimi

Abalimi

Abalimi is about Xhosa women growing organic vegetables in harsh conditions in townships around Cape Town, sparking a micro-farming revolution in their communities. It’s a story about how re-learning basic agriculture has led these women towards individual food security, possibly resulting in them winning back some of their basic human rights.

  • Movie number
    129
  • Section
    Individual Screening
  • Director
    Marysia Makowska
  • Script
    Marysia Makowska
  • Photographer
    Todd Antonio Somodevilla
  • Country
    South Africa, USA
  • Length
    22 min
  • Year
    2013
  • Festival version
    English