Reelout Queer Film Festival 2021

African Firsts: Kapana + Ìfé

Expired February 5, 2021 2:00 AM
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This program is recommended for persons 14+ due to Mature Content. Please note this is a double-bill program with two separate films from the African Continent. We are thrilled to invite audiences to join our comfy, casual post-screening Zoom chat after the screening. TONIGHT we'll be joined by writer/professor and all-around swell-guy Marc Epprecht from Queen's University and the director of Kapana Philippe Talavera JOIN THE LIVE CHAT BY CLICKING HERE. 8:45pm EST here in Canada.

Namibia: a country where sodomy is still a crime and gay relationships are stigmatised against.

Two lives: George (Adriano Visagie) is a middle class insurance broker living in central town, Windhoek. Simeon (Simon Hanga) is a kapana seller who lives in Katutura, Windhoek’s township Two secrets One unlikely meeting in a bar

And the rest is history…

Kapana is the first Namibian film featuring a gay love story and was the runner-up for best international film, audience award, Out on Film Atlanta LGBTQ film festival.

  • Year
  • Runtime
  • Language
  • Country
  • Premiere
    Canadian Premiere
  • Director
    Phillipe Talavera
  • Screenwriter
    Senga Brockenhoff, Mikiros Garoes
  • Cast
    Adriano Visagie, Simon Hanga, Chanwrill Vries