Experimental Festival
AFDA Study Year: 3rd
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 8
Rating: PG
Viewing Restriction: A

Darkness Behind The Laughter

Darkness Behind the laughter is an animated short film which is a young comedian who uses pills to deal with his ego which stops him from having a positive self esteem until a stand-up perfomance forces him to make an important decision.


Micro/Ego/The pills - Jody Werner


Writer - Rorisang Lethiba
Director - Rorisang Lethiba
Executive Producer - Robert Mbedzi
Editor - Sandile Dludla
Sound Design - Simone Lourens, Ntokozo Mahlangu, Themebelihle Thabethe
Composer - Kutloano Motlhake
Data Wrangler - Katlego Matlala



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