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Kim Crowie speaks to some of South Africa’s hottest directors to find out more about their latest productions and what they love about their jobs.

A prolific local director best known for Of Good Report and eTV’s Hustle, Jahmil’s latest film, Sew the Winter to My Skin, is inspired by the pursuit and capture of a notorious livestock thief in the 50s. “In classic Robin Hood fashion, this miscreant shared what he stole, thus endearing himself to the poor and disenfranchised,” he explains. “The project is different to anything I have done before in that it is a period film with a lot of scope and ambition. It is also wholly supported by our government film initiatives via the dti, the IDC, Arts and Culture, the NEF, and NFVF.”

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