Sibs Shongwe-La Mer


Sibs Shongwe- La Mer is an independent filmmaker, writer, visual artist & musician from Johannesburg. He received his international reception with his debut short "Death Of Tropics" ("Best Narrative Film" at Mosaic World Film Festival). His sophomore effort "Territorial Pissings" saw selections at Venice & Locarno Open Doors as a “work-in-progress”. At age 22, Shongwe-La Mer wrote, directed & starred in his first theatrical feature "Necktie Youth" earning a World premiere at Berlin, a US Premier at Tribeca (with nominations for Best Film, Best Screenplay & Best New Director) and currently touring global film festivals. It releases in South Africa in September 2015.He is in development of two features as well as debut novel “Which Man To Kill”.