SA film wins international awards

By Drum Digital
10 December 2013

A South African film, Felix, is collecting a host of awards.

The film which was released in October internationally won two awards at the 31st International Young Audience Film Festival in Poland.

This brings to five the number of international awards garnered since its release,

The movie follows the journey of 13-year-old Felix Xaba, who defies his mother’s wishes by leaving home to chase his dreams to become a saxophonist.

The children’s jury said the following when handing out the Marcinek award: “This deeply moving story about perseverance in pursuing dreams and developing one’s talent has made a huge impression on us and encouraged us to develop our own passions.”

- DRUM Reporter

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