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Upon discovering her acceptance into Julliard, Nompumelelo, a cynical South African, embezzles funds from her workplace and abandons her fiancé to live out her Broadway dream in New York City only to discover that 2017 U.S.A. is not as... See more »

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Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Nij Alain ...
Tayo
Kyle Baird ...
Dancer
Mary-Anne Barlow ...
Carine
Caroline Borole ...
Singer (as Carol Borole)
Thumi Buti ...
Tumelo
Keke Chele ...
Choreographer
Bongani Dlamini ...
Patrick
Roget Ellis ...
David
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Jaquan
Hemali Juta-Pillay ...
Lawyer (as Hemali Juta)
Tumelo Lekana ...
Dancer
Jandile Lujabe ...
Phindi (as Zandile Lujabe)
Mbongeni Moyake ...
Dancer
Phumi Mthembu ...
Nompumelelo (as Phumelele Mthembu)
Makhosozana Ndlovu ...
Elizabeth
Gontse Ntshegang ...
Adjwoa (as Gontse Ntshengang)
Lebohang Phake ...
Esther
Bridgette Pike ...
Jess (as Bridget Pike)
James Raynolds ...
Steven
Mahlatse Sachane ...
Dancer
Marian Smart ...
Hotel Clerk
Boipelo Nokukhanya Tau ...
Baby Gabby
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School kid (uncredited)

Directed by

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Muzi Mthembu

Written by

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Muzi Mthembu ... ()
 
Phumi Mthembu ... ()

Produced by

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Phumi Mthembu ... producer
Avril Z. Speaks ... producer

Cinematography by

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Bonga Nkomo

Film Editing by

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Magalela Mtshali

Editorial Department

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Leon Gerber ... on-line editor
Briony Mcleod ... colorist

Art Direction by

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Bonisa Mndaweni

Makeup Department

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Refiloe Maphunya ... makeup artist
Jordan McCoy ... makeup artist: new york unit

Production Management

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Mark Ezovski ... unit production manager: New York unit

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Mpho Makhate ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Gabriel Banda ... art assistant

Sound Department

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Sasha Larco ... sound mixer: new york unit
Njabulo Mayise ... final mix

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Lethabo Supah Phetla ... special effects

Camera and Electrical Department

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Philippus Boshoff ... assistant camera
Nhlakanipho Brain Buthelezi ... focus puller (as Brain Buthelezi)
Milton Guanga ... first assistant camera: new york unit
Eun-ah Lee ... 2nd unit cinematographer: New York unit
Nhlanhla Mabaso ... assistant grip (as Nhlanhla Mabasa)
Wiseman Makhathini ... key grip
Sbonelo Maloka ... digital imaging technician
Thabo Mofokeng ... best boy
John Mokotedi ... key grip
Mpho Molahloe ... spark
Thomas Lesetsi Rapeso ... gaffer (as Thomas 'Dollar' Rapeso)
Thami Xhosa ... gaffer

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Chester Algernal ... wardrobe
Thuli Mngidi ... stylist
Nonhlanhla Thabethe ... head of wardrobe

Additional Crew

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Melissa de Leon ... production assistant: new york unit
Vama Mbatha ... production coordinator
Khotso Mofolo ... production assistant
Derek Sender ... production assistant: new york unit
Tshepo Tau ... production accountant

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Upon discovering her acceptance into Julliard, Nompumelelo, a cynical South African, embezzles funds from her workplace and abandons her fiancé to live out her Broadway dream in New York City only to discover that 2017 U.S.A. is not as welcoming as she had dreamed. There she learns about true love, true happiness, and true citizenship.

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Also Known As
  • Afroamérica (Spain)
  • Cô gái Nam Phi ở đất Mỹ (Vietnam)
  • America africană (Romania)
  • Amérique africaine (Canada, French title)
  • Αφροαμέρικα (Greece)
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Runtime
  • 96 min
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Budget ZAR500,000 (estimated)

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