This is not a burial, it’s a resurrection
Amongst the pythonic mountains of land-locked Lesotho, an 80 year old widow winds up her earthly affairs, makes arrangements for her burial and prepares to die.
But when her village is threatened with forced resettlement due to the construction of a reservoir, she finds a new will to live and ignites a collective spirit of defiance within her community. in the final dramatic moments of her life, Mantoa’s legend is forged and made eternal.
Directed by Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese – With Mary twala Mlongo – Produced by Cait Pansegrouw and Elias Ribeiro (Urucu Media)