Dora's Peace - featuring Khabonina - wins top honours at the annual Jozi Film Festival

20 September 2016 - 09:00 By TMG Entertainment

A new local crime film starring Khabonina Qubeka has been awarded top honours at the annual Jozi Film Festival over the past weekend.

Image: via YouTube

According to Khabonina's recent Instagram post, the film, Dora's Peace, managed to bag The Best South African Feature award on Sunday evening.


Dora's Peace, which premiered towards the end of August, was shot in the mean streets of Hillbrow in Johannesburg. It tells the story of Dora, a Hillbrow prostitute, who sets out to save a gifted young boy from the violent clutches of organised crime. In the process, she is forced to rediscover aspects of her own lost humanity.

The film features an ensemble cast including Danny Keogh (Invictus, Starship Troopers 3: Marauder), Hlubi Mboya (iNumber Number, How to Steal 2 Million), Ronnie Nyakale (Jerusalema, Blood Diamond), and 12-year old Paballo Koza (Thola, The Blanket).

Watch the trailer below: