Bengaluru International Film Festival - BIFFES

Synopsis

Jo, a witty 9-year-old terminally ill girl is taken back to her rural village to live out the rest of her short life. Her only comfort during these dull times are her dreams of being a Superhero, which prove to be something her rebellious teenage sister Mwix, overprotective mother Kathryn and the entire village of Maweni think they can fulfill.


Awards

Won Best Film - Berlin IFF, Edinburgh IFF (Best International Feature Film - Special Mention), Emden IFF, Zanzibar IFF, Zlin IFF for Children and Youth | Nominated Best Film - Berlin IFF, Durban IFF, Edinburgh IFF (Best International Feature Film), Palm Springs IFF (FIPRESCI), Seattle IFF | Won Best Director - Durban IFF, Emden IFF, Hamburg FF, Minneapolis St. Paul IFF, Zlin IFF for Children and Youth