Durban-based film producer, Anant Singh, announced that the world premiere of Yesterday, the first-ever isiZulu feature film, will take place on June 14 when it opens the 25th Durban International Film Festival.
Yesterday is a groundbreaking film shot in Bergville, KwaZulu-Natal. The film with English subtitles, is written and directed by Darrell James Roodt. It stars Leleti Khumalo (Sarafina!), Kenneth Khambule (Backstage, Generations, I Dreamed Of Africa), Harriet Lehabe, Camilla Walker and child star Lihle Mvelase, who makes her feature film debut.
Yesterday is a moving story of a young mother named Yesterday who falls ill and discovers that she is HIV-positive.