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This Is Not a Burial, It's a Resurrection: Now Playing on The Criterion Channel

Berlin-based Mosotho filmmaker Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese’s devastating and hypnotic THIS IS NOT A BURIAL, IT’S A RESURRECTION marks the emergence of a major filmmaker and the swan song of a remarkable actress. The late Mary Twala Mhlongo, recognizable from Beyoncé’s blockbuster musical BLACK IS KING, gives a career-capping performance as Mantoa, an eighty-year-old woman who has lived in a small Lesotho village for her entire life. While preparing for her own death, she receives word of an accident that has…