The Encounter (II)
Writer/director: Angela Matemotja
Producer: Dele Ogundiran
In category: Short Film


Exact Runtime 
00 hr : 20 min : 00 sec

Date of Completion 
November 2010

Country of Production 



A young white woman on a search for inner peace, gets stuck in an elevator with an older African man . Though the residue of apartheid still remains, does he hold the key to her finding inner peace?The Encounter is a story about loss, compassion, and how connected we really are. A dramatic exploration of denying our past, and finding peace in the present, by way of two strangers that get stuck in an elevator. There are unexpected twists and turns, that surprise and INSPIRE us all.This piece will be enjoyed by anyone who has left their country, lost a loved one, or cares about the cultural aspects of our world.




Screening Time & Venue


Time / Date



4:00 PM     Fri, Oct 28

screens with…

Things Fall Apart

I Was Her (24:28)

The Switch (23:45)

Laemmle Sunset 5: Theater 5

$12.50 Matinee