Co-presented with NewFest: The New York LGBT Film Festival
It?s Me, It?s Me / Ndim? Ndim US Premiere
Martha Qumba, South Africa, 2005; 8m
English & Xhosa with English subtitles.
This documentary takes an unapologetic look at the life of Martha Qumba, a black lesbian activist.
??Silenced? U.S. Premiere
Fanny Tsimong, South Africa, 2005; 15m
Through the devastating recollections of a victim, Tsimong boldly ventures into the subject of male rape, an issue that continues to be shrouded in taboo and stigma in South African society.
Outlaw Culture U.S. Premiere
Phybia Dlamini, South Africa, 2005; 15m
English & Zulu with English subtitles.
This documentary accuses South Africa?s media of repeatedly and consciously delivering gay issues and stories in a negative fashion. Seeking an answer, Dlamini interviews artists and reporters presenting the facts behind the homophobia.
Enraged by a Picture U.S. Premiere
Zanele Muholi, South Africa, 2005; 15m
Lesbian photographer Muholi challenges her community?s taboos by showing her provocative work in the heart of Soweto township.
Two Moms U.S. Premiere
Luiz de Barros and Andile Genge, South Africa, 2004; 48m
Two Moms is an intimate profile of two exceptional women, lesbian couple Suzanne du Toit and Anna-Marie de Vos, and their two adopted children, forever changing the rights of gay and lesbian adoptive parents in South Africa
Official Website: http://www.filmlinc.com/wrt/showing/african.html
Added by Fumio on April 26, 2006