“Wamkelekile – Welcome Back” is a story of an estranged son, Lukhanyo, who reunites with his mentally challenged father, Simpiwe, and must come to terms with himself as well as his father. When Lukhanyo is forced to go back to the farm he grew up in to collect his father, Simpiwe, memories of his eccentric and difficult childhood return. In time, Lukhanyo finds himself stuck with his father faced against the elements of vast landscapes, coincidental fate, and trying jobs to discover his place in time and the place in his father’s heart.
Director: Dorotea Vucic
24 mins/ Croatia & South Africa // 2009
Cast: Viks Ngcingwana, Mzwakhe Mdidimba