Jahmil X.T. Qubeka

South African Actor Jahmil X.T. Qubeka

Award-winning filmmaker and screenwriter Jahmil X.T. Qubeka's body of work has spanned over 15

years, covering a broad spectrum of disciplines. His documentary and feature film work has received

accolades, awards and critical acclaim at prestigious international film festivals including Toronto

International Film Festival, International Film Festival Rotterdam, London Film Festival, and Pusan

International Film Festival, among others. In 2005 an AIDS documentary he directed for Sesame Street

won a prestigious Peabody Award in America. Among his many successes, Jahmil was the 2014 South

African Standard Bank Young Artist of the Year in the Film category.

His second feature film Of Good Report (2013) has the inauspicious reputation of being the first feature

film banned in post-Apartheid South Africa. The first African film in Official Competition at the London

Film Festival, it went on to win the BAFTA LA Best Feature Prize at the Pan African Film Festival and

numerous awards at the Africa Movie Academy Awards including Best Feature. It also received an

unprecedented seven awards at the South African Film and Television Awards, including Best Film and

Best Director.

Jahmil is currently working on several directorial projects, including the gritty South African boxing story

Knuckle City which has just completed production and the large-scale Hell’s Bells - about the sinking of

the SS Mendi.

Eastern Cape, South Africa
  • Director
  • Writer
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Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
2019 Sew the Winter to My Skin Germany, South Africa Director, Writer 6.00
2017 Where Has Time Gone? South Africa, China, Brazil, Russia, India Director 0.00