SOCIETY- African Sex in the City Lesbian Film Premieres@ Newfest 6/8@8 PM

Society directed by Vincent Maloi

SOCIETY directed by Vincent Maloi

The groundbreaking mini-series boldly portrayed the first depiction of a lesbian relationship on south African television, and has been recut into a feature version for theatrical viewing.  Billed the South African Sex and the City, Society is an ensemble drama about a group of diverse black women living, loving and thriving in Johannesburg.  An unexpected reunion prompted by a sad occurrence challenges the facade of these professional women and risks their relationships and happiness.  Co-sponsored by QUEER BLACK CINEMA.org
Monday, June 8, 2009 8 PM at Newfest
SVA Theater between 8th & 9th Ave.
Click here for tickets: http://filmguide.newfest.org/tixSYS/2009/filmguide/films/1085

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One Response to “SOCIETY- African Sex in the City Lesbian Film Premieres@ Newfest 6/8@8 PM”

  1. fly Says:

    as a Nigerian dyke, i am so happy to see a film that is specific to Africa, that is funny, intense, real and in Xhosa! that is banging! it warms my heart to know & feel how Nigerian the South African film felt to me–by this i mean, i felt some similarities between SA & Nigeria as far as how family is, how sisterhood is, how sexuality is. i also love that it is a South African film and specific to SA lesbians. yesyes! i can’t wait to see it again, thank you and thank you for bringing this to us. love&gratitude ~fly

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