Sisters of the wilderness

Eligible for an Oscar 2018 and won best feature documentary at several film festivals

Year: 2018    FPB Rating:16
Duration:1h 30m Audio:IsiZulu/English
Director & Cinematographer Karin Slater

When five young Zulu women venture into the wilderness, their lives change forever. Set in the iMfolozi wilderness, South Africa, the oldest game park in Africa, Sisters of the Wilderness tells the story of five young Zulu women going into the wilderness for the first time. The film explores the plight of this ancient wilderness, which is threatened by rhino poaching and open-cast coal mining. This beautiful poetic film subtly links, what is happening to wilderness areas across the world to what’s happening to woman.

For more info

  • Opening film at the Humboldt Forum, Elephant – Human – Ivory Exhibition, Berlin 2021
  • Best Documentary International Innovations Film Festival, Switzerland 2019
  • Best Documentary VSAFF, Vancouver 2019
  • Eligible for an Oscar 2019
  • Best Documentary DIFF 2018

30 years of documentary filmmaking and cinematography