As Botswana awaits a possible landmark judgement from its high court, seeking to decriminalize same sex relations, Chantel, a 27-year-old lesbian who's both a theologian and a queer rights activist, attempts to start her journey to get ordained as a reverend in Botswana's religiously conservative and homophobic society.
Samuel grew up in the Kenyan countryside, where tradition is valued above all else. He is close to his mother but his father, a local pastor, doesn’t understand why he isn’t married yet. After moving to Kenya's capital in search of work and a new life, Samuel falls in love with Alex and finds community and belonging. Their love thrives despite the fact that Kenyan laws criminalize anyone who identifies as LGBTQ+. Despite threats of violence and rejection, Samuel and Alex move between their co-existing worlds, hoping to win acceptance in both.
In 2020, during the global lockdown, Ditsie engaged online with some of the most incredible activists from around the world who were behind this campaign, not only to walk down memory lane, but to commemorate what will forever be known as the most successful lesbian visibility campaign in herstory.
BFF examines the interpersonal issues that arise when sexuality is an issue. “BFF” stands for “best friend forever”, and the film contrasts the needs of friendship and those of a romantic partnership. It is the story of a young woman who invites her BFF around for dinner—the BFF not having seen her since she entered her present lesbian relationship. Much serious (and less serious) talk follows.
Nkuli is coming to terms with a break up. Today is the day his ex is coming to collect their belongings. Will he be able to hold it together?
Set in the city of Tshwane, LOW is a short drama film which tells the story of undercover love disguised by the rejection of self-acceptance. The story follows Michael Khoza and Lebogang Mogale whose relationship is of a friendly nature.