Some amazing images from Otelo Burning, a 2011 film about a group of young boys in apartheid South Africa. After growing up afraid of the waves, they soon end up using surfing as an escape from their oppressive lives in their township. The main character Otelo possesses a unique talent for surfing which leads to an exciting new lifestyle, which is interrupted by a family tragedy. His life changes parallel to Nelson Mandela's, whose release from 27 years in prison coincides with Otelo's personal crossroad. The film is in Zulu with subtitles.