THE UMBRELLA MEN – Interview with Writer Director John Barker and stars Jaques De Silva and Shamilla Miller

South African filmmaker John Barker returns to the Toronto International Film Festival with the hilarious THE UMBRELLA MEN.  John and two of his awesome lead actors, Jaques De Silva and Shamilla Miller, joined our Gadi Elkon for a lovely chat.

A ragtag bunch of musicians are forced to rob a bank during the Cape Town Minstrel Carnival in the hope they will save their iconic, but in-debt nightclub in the Bo Kaap.

Writer/Director John Barker and lead actors Jaques De Silva & Shamilla Miller talked with our Gadi Elkon about Cape Town, hilarious antics and the film’s upcoming TIFF world premiere!

Interview with Writer/Director John Barker & Actors Jaques De Silva and Shamilla Miller:

“The Umbrella Men,” selected for Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) set for September 10th, 2022, as a selection of the international arm of its Contemporary World Cinema slate.

For more info on the WP and screenings at the 47th TIFF.

 

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