Written and directed by second year Limkokwing University student Ayesha Khuele (19), the short film was first shot in April 2019.
This first-ever event is, according to organisers, is dedicated to empowering the creative spirit, serving with heart, and celebrating all. The two day film festival will feature an international film competition, Hollywood studio movie releases, professional education workshops, and community gatherings throughout the town of Waco, all in the support of honoring the universal themes of family and faith.
Hollywood movies like Disney’s “The Lion King” and “Amazing Grace” as well as films by over 60 new and upcoming filmmakers from around the world will be featured; with Hollywood like ‘Mr Hercules’, Kevin Sorbo, Food Network Star, Gina Neely expected to make an appearance.
Khuele says Molisana was up against over 1 600 films from across the world, paving the way for her to be extended an invitation to attend the festival as the youngest filmmaker representing the women of Africa.
As the director of Molisana, Khuele says the production tells the story of a herd boy in the rural mountains of Lesotho, raised by his uncle after the demise of his parents.