Award of Excellence – “Empire Of Kemet” (USA)

Title: Empire Of Kemet
Runtime: 7 min
Country: South Africa
Director: Kabelo Mokoena Chalatsane
Placement: Award of Excellence
Competition: September, 2023

Synopsis: In the midst of the rugged mountains and rich history of Afrika, a chosen Son of the Basotho ancestors, bound by destiny to a legacy of wisdom, embarks on a life-altering journey. As he embraces his role and uncovers the ancient secrets of Basotho cosmology, he is thrust into a high-stakes battle against rival factions seeking to exploit his power. In the spirit of the legendary Kings, he must rise to the challenge, uniting his people, preserving their heritage, and securing the fate of the Mountain Kingdom”.