In a small township on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa, paraffin has become the currency for trade. However, a rising paraffin shortage is threatening to plummet the township into complete darkness. Walter Hlase, a shy and introverted inventor decides that if he can create a new renewable energy source, he will gain the respect and friendship of the townsfolk. But is this easier said than done?

Producer – Jade Galbraith

Director/ Writer – Miklas Manneke

Cinematographer – Charles Ryder

Editor – Jessica Young

Costume, Make- up and Styling – Maricia Pieterse

Sound Designer – Alison Stevens

Visual Effects Artist – Deon Knoesen

Music – Karien Krüger

Shot on: 16mm Film (Kodak)


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