When The Sun Sets (Lakutshon' Ilanga)


A young Black nurse living in 1985 apartheid South Africa supports her younger brother and sister. She must face her worst fears when she learns that her activist, younger brother may be in danger when he doesn't return after school one day.


Zikhona Bali, Aphiwe Mkefe, Thembekile Mathe, Awonke Mtonjana, Quinne Brown, Lumkile Mkwalo, Morne Van Jaarsveld, Ryan Angilly

directed by

Phumi Morare

director's bio

Phumi Morare is a South African writer/director who is passionate about redeeming the African and feminine identity through cinema. She's keenly interested in using the female gaze to tell personal, humanist stories of everyday South Africans. Phumi has completed her MFA in Film Directing at Dodge College at Chapman University. She currently works at a company that incubates African women content creators.


Phumi Morare


Christine Cho, Dylan Voogt, Marcelle Du Toit


14 minutes


South Africa


Short Narrative