This is not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection
Dir: Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese / Lesotho, Italy / 120 Minutes / Indian Premiere
Amongst the pythonic mountains of land-locked Lesotho, an 80 year old widow winds up her earthly affairs, makes arrangements for her burial and prepares to die. But when her village is threatened with forced resettlement due to the construction of a reservoir, she finds a new will to live and ignites a collective spirit of defiance within her community. In the final dramatic moments of her life, Mantoa’s legend is f orged and made eternal.