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Elelwani is a 2012 South African drama film directed by Ntshavheni wa Luruli.[1] It won awards for Achievement in Production Design and Best Actress in a Leading Role for Masebe at the 9th Africa Movie Academy Awards.[2] It was selected as the South African entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 87th Academy Awards, but was not nominated.[3][4]

Directed byNtshavheni wa Luruli
Written byNtshavheni wa Luruli
StarringFlorence Masebe
Music byChris Letcher
Release date
  • 19 July 2012 (2012-07-19)
Running time
103 minutes
CountrySouth Africa



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  1. ^ "Elelwani". Berlin Film Festival. Retrieved 1 October 2014.
  2. ^ "In Pictures: All The Stars At The African Movie Academy Awards 2013". Jaguda. 25 April 2013. Retrieved 4 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Elelwani, the first Tshivenda film selected as South Africa's Oscars entry". National Film and Video Foundation. Retrieved 1 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Elelwani selected as South Africa's Oscars entry". Screen Africa. Retrieved 1 October 2014.

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