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Born in Durban, Robert Michael de Mézières Lepervanche is a South African filmmaker (writer-director-editor), blogger and activist with more than 25 years Film/TV experience in various roles.

He is best known for writing, producing, directing and editing the groundbreaking shock-doc, Shooting Bokkie, the short (1998) and award-winning feature (2003).  The feature re-screened at Visions Du Reel in 2017 to rave reviews.

Rob is currently writing, developing and raising slate investment for several Film/TV projects in progress. He sometimes writes and blogs  under the pen-name, De Mezier.

View his extended bio, filmography and clips from his reel.

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1980 - '84: Fairmont High, Cape Town

1990 - '92: Technikon Natal (DUT)

Grants & Awards

2003 - Best SA Feature (DIFF)

2010 - Development Funding (NFVF)

Exhibitions & Festivals

1999 - Africano Di Milano

1999 - Gothenburg

2003 - Rotterdam

2017 - Visions Du Reel

Press & Publications


M&G: Reel Life

T&F Article

All Africa: Bloody, Sad Bokkie

M&G: Indies

Africa Film: SB The Short

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