Shot over seven days in Durban, South Africa, and Ponto Do Ouro, Mozambique, "Woza" – which means "come" in Zulu – tells the story of an African surfer who has been taken as a lover by the African water spirit Mami Wata. It features 22-year-old Transkei surfer Avuyile Ndamase and was directed by Argentinian duo Pato Martinez and Francisco Canton (Pantera). The film features the track 'Asazani' by Soweto-based BCUC.
This new short film was created by Cape Town-based African surf brand Mami Wata, named for the same Mother Ocean spirit who features in the film. The brand is rooted in a deep love of Africa and a passion for surfing. Surrounded by four different seas and oceans, Africa is a continent with some of the world’s finest surf. For the seekers who find and ride her waves Mami Wata design and produce premium surf apparel, surfboards and accessories, inspired by the continent. All development, design and manufacturing takes place in Africa.