rough aunties

 DIRECTOR: Kim Longinotto PRODUCTION YEAR: 2008

Fearless, feisty and resolute, the "Rough Aunties" are a remarkable group of women unwavering in their stand to protect and care for the abused, neglected and forgotten children of Durban, South Africa. Internationally acclaimed director, Kim Longinotto follows the outspoken, multiracial cadre of Thuli, Mildred, Sdudla, Eureka and Jackie, as they wage a daily battle against systemic apathy, corruption and greed to help the most vulnerable and disenfranchised of their communities. 

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.

Director: Kim Longinotto  Producers: Teddy Leifer, Paul Taylor