ABOUT THE FILM

THE STORY

From the depths of a mine shaft to the musical stage

The Lucky Specials are a small-time cover band in a dusty mining town in southern Africa. Mandla The Lucky Specials are a small-time cover band in a dusty mining town in southern Africa. Mandla (Oros Mampofu) works as a miner by day, but is passionate about playing guitar and dreams of making it big in the music industry. When tragedy strikes, Mandla, his friend Nkanyiso (Sivenathi Mabuya) and the band must find the strength to make their dreams reality.

THE FILM MAKERS

REA RANGAKA


Director
REA RANGAKA
Director

JP POTGIETER


Producer
JP POTGIETER
Producer

Aric Noboa


Producer
ARIC NOBOA
Producer

HARRIET GAVSHON


Producer
HARRIET GAVSHON
Producer

REA RANGAKA


Director
REA RANGAKA
Director

JP POTGIETER


Producer
JP POTGIETER
Producer

Aric Noboa


Producer
ARIC NOBOA
Producer

HARRIET GAVSHON


Producer
HARRIET GAVSHON
Producer

ROLL THE CREDITS

PARTNERS

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This project was made possible by the generous support of:

Produced by Discovery Learning Alliance and Quizzical Pictures in association with HHMI Tangled Bank Studios and Wellcome Trust, with support from Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI),
Wellcome Trust, USAID and PEPFAR through the Leadership, Management & Governance Project, led by Management Sciences for Health

The Lucky Specials