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Why you have to be Black and gay

Overview

Genre
Human Rights, Foreign Worlds, Social Issues, Portrait, and History
Synopsis

"If you are Black and gay in South Africa, then it really is all the same closet…inside is darkness and oppression. Outside is freedom.” – Simon Tseko Nkoli

This documentary follows internationally renowned drag queen Odidi Odidiva from his formative years to the shaping of his drag persona in the shadow of South African apartheid.

Stage
finished
Running time
16 and 35 minutes

Credits

Production Details

Country
United States

Distribution Details

Release year
2022
Festivals
IndieX Film Fest, Independent Shorts Awards, LA Queer Film Festival, Newark Short Film Awards, SOMA Film Festival
Awards
Best Web and New Media, Best LGBTQ Short
Language
English
Subtitles
English

Photos

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