My Mamma Is Bossies / My Mum’s Bonkers

A film by: Naomi van Niekerk

My mum’s bonkers. Out of one eye she cries Puccini, out of the other she reprimands me.

Country: South-Africa
Genre: Animation
Length: 3’22″
Completion: 03/2017
Screening format: DCP, H264, ProRes
Spoken language: African
Subtitles: English


  • Holland Animation Film Festival, the Netherlands (22 – 26 March, 2017)
    Shorts Competition
  • Animafest Zagreb, Hungary (5 – 10 June, 2017)
    Grand Competition Short Film
  • Annecy International Animation Film Festival, France (12 – 17 June, 2017)
    Short Film Competition
  • Animaphix – international animated film festival, Italy (27 – 30 July, 2017)
    International Competition
  • Melbourne International Film Festival, Australia (3 – 20 August, 2017)
    Short Film Competition

Director: Naomi van Niekerk
Screenplay: Jeanne Goosen
Producer: Naomi van Niekerk
Cinematographer: Naomi van Niekerk
Sound design: Arnaud van Vliet
Editor: Naomi van Niekerk
Composer: Giacomo Puccini