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Jabu Nadia Newman

Inside Out is a short experimental documentary film about the dancers and artists that are training at the Indoni Dance, Arts and Leadership Academy. Several abstract dance performances tell a story of misfortune, determination and self acceptance, weaved through group and individual, improvised and choreographed dance sequences. Eighteen dancers, each with their own specific style and hand-made costumes and masks, a psychedelic tribe is formed and comes to life through the unison of their movements and bodies.




Directed by Jabu Nadia Newman
Produced by Amy Simons
Choreography by Sbonakaliso Ndaba
Cinematography by Pierre de Villiers
Edited by Jared Paisley

Cast : Indoni Dance, Arts and Leadership Academy Students
Thandiwe John, Vuyolwethu Mdluli, Chumande Ngqakotye, Lolwethu Sdumo, Litha Makanda, Nosiphiwo Moshiliban, Yolanda Ntanyana, Aviwe Dulani, Ndimphiwe Makatene, Wanie Johannes, Lusindiso Dibela, Bonisani Holo, Mthetheleli Dlakavu, Sesethu Liwana, Amanda Guma, Sinazo Mxeli, Siyabonga Jim, Thulani Mzukwa

Focus Puller : Fuad Casker, Loader : Alexandre Ortscheit, Grip : Karl Fredriech, Best Boy : Baz Bailey, DIT : Levi Buck, Assistant Editor : Peet van Staden, Sound Mix : Nasser Scello, Chad, Production Assistant : Asanda Kaka, Illustrations : Saskia Farr, Driver : Masixole Montwana, Security : Steve Palo

Music : Voiceover
Ubizo Written and Performed by Siyabonga Jim
It Is What It Is by Vox Portent
Umilio by DJ Lag appears courtesy of Goon Club Allstars

Special Thanks
Romance Films, Rozanne Rocha-Gray, Theatre Arts Admin Collective, Caroline Calburn, Michael Moreira, The Astar Project and Indoni Dance, Arts and Leadership Academy, Philip Doble, Panavisio, On The Loose, Lwazi Asanda Gwala, Sevi Spanoudi and Black Major

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