Bongi Undocumented ⧫
Twiggy Matiwana is an award-winning filmmaker, writer, producer best known for her short film, THE BICYCLE MAN. The film won the Silver Stallion and a European Prize (2017) at the 50th edition in FESPACO, the prize allowed The Bicycle Man to screen at Cannes’ Short Film Corner 2017.
Twiggy’s goal is to build a dynamic career enabling her to extend her repertoire to fluidly move between directing short form and long form formats.
In 2018 Twiggy directed a South African short film for the 3rd BRICS FILM FESTIVAL.
Twiggy’s goal is to build a dynamic career enabling her to extend her repertoire to fluidly move between directing short form and long form formats. She has recently been featured in the September issue of Elle magazine (SA) to share her views on filmmaking and content. Twiggy has directed the most popular South African television show on Mzansi Magic called, The Queen and The Throne.
In 2020, Twiggy has collaborated with filmmakers around the globe, making queer films. In July 2020, Twiggy became a Charley Grant recipient, the grant has enabled her to write and direct short film called Bongi focusing gender based violence.
Bonani goes in search of his younger sister who went to school and has not come back home.