The early rains which wash away the chaff before the spring rains

Der frühe Regen, der die Spreu abwäscht, bevor der Frühlingsregen einsetzt
The title of this film translates to the Shona word “Gukurahundi”, a cynical euphemism which refers to a series of massacres executed in the wake of Zimbabwe’s liberation. The work unfolds as a mosaic, evoking ghosts in the shapes of nationhood and ancestry.
by Heiko-Thandeka Ncube Germany 2023 World premiere