Film screening: Farewell Ella Bella
|Wednesday, 15 August 2018 - Wednesday, 15 August 2018
|Braamfontein Campus East
Appolonia, 2nd Floor, Wits School of Arts
The Wits School of Arts Film and Television Division will host a preview screening of extracts from Farwell Ella Bella.
This is a screenplay written by Wits alumna, Lwazi Mvusi. The script that Mvusi wrote is now a R5-million film which she also directed. Farewell Ella Bella, will be release nationwide on 17 August 2018.
A discussion with Mvusi and actors Jay Anstey, Sello Maake ka-Ncube, Mary-Anne Barlow and Michelle Douglas will follow after the screening.
The film features Jay Anstey as Ella. For Ella, the death of her alcoholic father leaves her with nothing but debt and the bitter memory of a complicated past. When she ropes her godfather, Neo (Sello Maake ka-Ncube), in to take her father’s ashes back to her childhood home in Johannesburg, they go on a journey of forgiveness and redemption.Add event to calendar