While You Weren’t Looking

  • Thursday September 15, 2016 7:00 PM

Q17 Best Dramatic Feature

South Africa led the world with its all-embracing Constitution, granting homosexuals unprecedented freedoms and rights. This feature, produced by the Out In Africa Gay and lesbian Film Festival, takes a look at South Africa through the lives and experiences of a cross section of Cape Town queers. Dez and Terri, a mixed-race couple married 20 years and adoptive parents, they are the trailblazing lesbians of the New South Africa. But, have these freedoms guaranteed them happiness? Asanda, their 18 year old adopted daughter, is the poster child for South Africa’s diversity but describes
herself as “an experiment,” being
made up as she goes along. She
meets Shado, an enigmatic Tommy
Boy from Khayalitsha, a township
on the edge of Cape Town, and a
different picture of the New South
Africa emerges. Beautifully shot on
locations in and around Cape Town
in 24 days, with a stellar South
African cast and a lineup of great
local music and the work of South
African artists on display.

Dir. Catherine Stewart | 2015 |
 South Africa | English with some
subtitles | 76 min

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