Fathers Matter Film Series

Fathers Matter Film Series

The Heartlines Fathers Matter film series is currently in production.

Catch the films every Saturday from 17 September 2022 on SABC 2 at 8:30pm!

The series includes are six different films set in various places around South Africa. Each short film is a compelling drama that explores the complexities of fatherhood in South Africa today, where most children grow up in homes without their biological fathers.

Family Portrait

Ayize is a struggling artist who becomes a new father when his girlfriend Nomvula has a baby. He is devoted to both her and their baby girl, Zenzile. But he must prove to his rather terrifying and tough mother-in-law Cecelia that he is good enough to be a good dad, even though he can’t provide financially.

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In Time

Lerumo is a gold miner who works on a mine far away from his wife Amanda and daughter Bokamoso. Despite this, he is a loving father who spares nothing to show up for his child. But many obstacles threaten to throw him off track. Can he make it in time?

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