Director: Kevin Harris
Country: South Africa
Year: 2015
Duration: 47 min

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  Supernova  22 July 2015  20:30 PM
  Ekhaya  25 July 2015   15:00 PM

 

At the annual gala Equus Awards hosted at Emperor’s Palace, 28 year old, S’manga Khumalo becomes the first Black jockey ever to take the South African National Jockey Championship when he is crowned Champion Jockey for the 2013 / 14 racing season. To Be A Champion tells the story of the 2013 / 14 National Jockey Championship and what it took for 28-yr-old S’manga Khumalo to become the first Black South African to take the title. The film details the tale of how the Kwa-Mashu born homeboy S’manga Khumalo became a South African athletic hero.

DIRECTOR BIO
Kevin Harris has lived and worked as an independent filmmaker in South Africa for the past thirty-two years. In November 2007, Kevin Harris was awarded the Golden Horn Film & TV Award for Life-time Achievement in Documentary Film-making by the National Film & Video Foundation.

 

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