Black Women & Sex
Exploring the tension between black women & the politics of sex. Water is used as a nuance to express the emotions the women feel about their sexuality and sexual identity. This project is currently in development for a 360 documentary
The Producer, Writer and Director is Godisamang Khunou is owner of Mogale Pictures which is a production company focused on making PAN African stories, as well as showing African feminism, her latest project Black Women and Sex has earned her two international awards at DOK Leipzig for Development prize for Best Female Director and Best Female Talent in 2019, the project also won Most Promising film at the Durban Film Mart 2019.
Glow was born in the Free state. She is a
transgender woman that started her medical transition in 2016. She graduated at the University of Western Cape in 2014, she has found it very hard to get into the corporate space because of her sexual identity. She moved to Johannesburg after her studies. She started her YouTube channel ‘Glow Mami’ to record her transformation journey and begin her work as a transgender activist.
The Editor is Catherine Meybourgh, one of the best Editors in South Africa, she has worked in film for 20years, both locally and internationally, her latest film Dying For Gold, premiered at Hot Docs 2019 and has won a SAFTA 2020 (South African Film and Television Awards) for best achievement in Sound, and the film she edited Buddha In Africa won that award for the Best Documentary Film.
Olawumi grew up in a Polygamous home.
She grew up watching how unhappy that marriage made her mother. Her mother left the marriage with her children and decided to be very open and honest with Olawumi about sex and relationships to prevent her from ending up
in the same situation that she’s spent her life in. Olawumi got married last year to a man
who is Monogamous, which is very uncommon in the rural parts of Nigeria.
Zambian Actress, she stars in Zambia’s first Telenovela Zuba, works as a script writer & journalist. She understands the
importance of representation, having grown up with a father in the entertainment industry.
Zambia is a very conservative country, and it stops a lot of women from expressing
themselves and feeling liberated. Mwaka has created a platform through her fame to let other women see her doing it so that they are brave enough to do it in their own lives.
Technical director and cinematographer for the VR documentary which mostly entails introducing some subjects of the story to the medium of virtual reality for the first time and breaking away from their understanding of how the 2d medium is shot. He will be overseeing the production and post production of the project to the point of delivery.