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Still Moving boards sales on Rotterdam Tiger contender 'Djon Africa' (exclusive)

Project is directed by Joao Miller Guerra and Felipa Reis.

Source: Still Moving

‘Djon Africa’

Paris-based sales and production company Still Moving has boarded world sales on Portuguese directors Joao Miller Guerra and Felipa Reis’s Cape Verde-set identity quest drama Djon Africa ahead of its premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (Iffr) this week.

The feature is among eight films due to compete in Iffr’s 2018 Hivos Tiger Competition this year.

It stars Miguel Moreira as the titular Djon Africa, a good-natured, young, Portuguese Rastafarian who heads to the Cape Verde islands off the West Coast of Africa in search of his paternal roots and a father he never knew.

The trip does not go as planned and the young man finds himself caught up in a strange personal odyssey, oscillating between Cape Verde’s vibrant night-life and the solitude of its countryside, in which he probes his identity, where he belongs

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