The documentary on the life and work of Pieter-Dirk Uys; Nobody’s died laughing has been selected as part of the official line-up at the 37th Durban International Film festival.
The premiere screening will take place at the Sneddon Theatre at 8pm on Friday 17 June 2016.
The film includes never-before seen archive material, performances and interviews with Desmond Tutu, Charlize Theron, Lizz Meiring, Anna-Mart van der Merwe, FW De Klerk, Janet Suzman, Thoko Ntshinga, David Kramer, Zolani Mahola, Vincent Ebrahim, Professor David Gere, Eric Abraham, Sophia Loren, Jonathan Shapiro and many more and footage of Tessa Uys and Nelson Mandela.
Nobody’s Died Laughing is a kykNET films and Vry films production in association with Lion’s Head productions and Who Projects.
The film also includes music composed by Josh Wynter and a track written and performed by Jack Parow called Rebel till he’s dead.
The full festival program will be available from 1 June 2016 at http://www.durbanfilmfest.co.za/
Watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/6zbG9jzckkM