We present BECAUSE I AM, a short film about being a lesbian in homophobic Zimbabwe. Based on a poem by Tinashe Wakapila.
BECAUSE I AM – BEING LGBT IN ZIMBABWE (6 MINS)
A short film about being a lesbian in homophobic Zimbabwe. Based on a poem by Tinashe Wakapila. Featuring a cast of six women, five of whom are LGBT asylum claimants in U.K. Read original poem here
Official Selection I Imagine Film Festival, New York 2016
Official Selection Soul Film, London, October 2016
Semi Finalist Los Angeles Cinefest 2017
Official Selection International Monthly Festival, Copenhagen 2017
Hona (Shona Language) means see so Hona Africa means ‘See Africa.’