"Dystopian short film... set in Nairobi, in which the government has shut down the internet, books and the written word have become exponentially valuable, and the world has been turned on it’s head." -Tambay A. Obenson, Indiewire
Set in the slums of Hillbrow, an overpopulated urban area of inner city Johannesburg, Umkhungo tells the story of Themba, a young boy shrouded since birth by paranormal events; most say haunted by the ancestors.
Tired of picking up the crumbs of gone-by civilizations, Candy dreams his life away when not living in a state of perpetual fear. When the spaceship in the sky begins to turn on and after a series of freak incidents, the miniature-sized hero will be forced to embark on a surreal epic journey.