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Teboho Joscha edkins
Initiation
Documentary, Art Video | 4k | color | 10'47'' | South Africa | 2016
High in the mountains of Lesotho, Mosaku is anxiously awaiting the return of his older brother from an initiation ceremony. The initiates spend 5 months in a remote secrete location. When the boys return, they are grown men.
Teboho Edkins was born in the USA in 1980 and grew up in Lesotho, South Africa and also in Germany. He studied Fine Art at the University of Cape Town, followed by a 2-year post-graduate residency at le Fresnoy, studio national des arts contemporains in France and then a post-graduate film directing program at the dffb film academy in Berlin. His films show at film festivals, television, museums, win awards and have been acquired by private art collections. He currently lives between Berlin and Cape Town.