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Inspiring Young Imaginations screening: ‘Khumba’


InfoEntrance: N$ 5 for children/youth and N$ 15 for adults


AfricAvenir is very proud to screen the following multi award-winning short film on the 7th of November within our children’s programme: ‘Khumba’ by Anthony Silverston

2013, 85 min, Animation, English, South Africa, Director: Anthony Silverston

When a young zebra born with only half his stripes is rejected by his father and his herd, he befriends a sassy wildebeest and a flamboyant ostrich. With a villainous leopard on their tail, the trio set out on a daring quest to find the legendary waterhole where the first zebras got their stripes.

About Director: 

Anthony Silverston is a partner and Head of Development at Triggerfish Animation Studios in South Africa. He is director and co-writer of Khumba, and was also one of the writers and producers of Zambezia. In 2014, he was selected to be on the Jury of the prestigious animation festival in Annecy. He also holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) which has come in handy less and less over the years.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XWJx_UCMQlU


  • Africa Movie Academy Award for Best Animation 2014
  • Golden Horn Award for Animation 2014
  • Golden Horn Award for Best Music Composition in a Feature Film 2014

Inspiring Young Imaginations is a project organized by AfricAvenir in partnership with the Franco-Namibian Cultural Centre (FNCC) and Hope Initiatives Southern Africa (HISA), and support from Terres des Hommes Italy (TdH) and Jac-Mat.

For more information contact:

AfricAvenir Windhoek: Edith Aoko
Email: a.atieno@africavenir.org ,  
Tel: 0813268828

FNCC Multimedia Library: Nicholas Ronde
Email: library@fncc.org.na ,  
Tel: 0818017947/061387334

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