Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa took to Twitter to celebrate the achievements of film director Sibusiso Khuzwayo’s, “The Letter Reader”.

He wrote: “Watch: Today we celebrate award-winning filmmaker Sibusiso Khuzwayo whose film ’The Letter Reader’ has won multiple domestic & international awards.

“’The Letter Reader’ was funded by the Department of Arts & Culture’s agency @NFVFSA & is now available on Netflix & Showmax.”

Funded by the National Film and Video Foundation and the KwaZulu-Natal Film Commission, “The Letter Reader” has won several awards, among them a Golden Horn Award for Best Short Film and an Efere Ozako Award for Best Short film.

It tells the story of Siyabonga, a 12-year-old boy from Johannesburg who is sent to a village in KwaZulu-Natal while his parents sort out their marital problems.