ONS ALBERTINIA (OUR ALBERTINIA)

Director/Writer

South Africa, 1990. When the crumbling Apartheid regime affords Marie Abrahams an opportunity to sell the family farm, her daughter Inge fights to keep their ancestral land.

Starring Crystal-Donna Roberts, Shimmy Isaacs, Deon Lotz, and Cody Mountain.
Produced by Morgan Ackley.


Official Selection: 40th Durban International Film Festival 28th Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival 24th Afrika Film Festival, Leuven  22nd Zanzibar International Film Festival 21st Zimbabwe International Film Festival 20th Woodstock Film Festival 17th Shnit Worldwide Short Film Festival 15th Rwanda Film Festival 15th LA Femme Film Festival 14th Harlem International Film Festival 12th Cape Town International Film Market & Festival 10th Silicon Valley African Film Festival 9th Africa International Film Festival 8th Katra Film Series 5th Gorée Cinema Festival 4th Urusaro International Women Film Festival 4th Ridgefield Independent Film Festival 1st Cotonou International Women's Film Festival 1st Knysna Film Festival

Awards: 2018 National Board of Review Student Grant Big Sky Edit Visionary Award Special Jury Mention, Best Screenplay: FIFF Cotonou Special Jury Mention, African Short Fiction: Urusaro International Women Film Festival Nominee, Best Student Short: Woodstock Film Festival Katharina Otto-Bernstein Thesis Film Fund Award ASCAP Foundation Film Scoring Workshop Selection Film Pipeline: Short Film Competition Finalist Columbia University Best Producer Award: Morgan Ackley