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Saturday, October 2, 2021


On October 14, as part of Poetry Africa, the festival will be screening the film #WeAreDyingHere produced by Siphokazi Jonas and directed by Shane Vermooten

#WeAreDyingHere chronicles the journey of three soldiers forced to survive in a war that they did not choose. As the war against women rages around them, they attempt to find solace to process their pain under the constant threat of their enemy lurking in the shadows.

#WeAreDyingHere engages directly with the violent culture of harassment, abuse, rape and femicide, it is a necessary pause, an exhale and insight into the experience of living as a woman.

After the screening, panelists Siphokazi Jonas, Hope Netshivhambe, Babalwa Makwetu will share their thoughts on the film and its topic.

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