If We Say That We Are Friends

Screens with:

Breakfast in Kisumu

Shot across 16mm, VHS, DV, and Digital, Breakfast in Kisumu is a personal homage to the 20-year journey of renowned professor and political activist Rok Ajulu. Filmed across 6 countries between Europe and Africa, with a proxy-archival quality, it follows Rok’s account of his struggles as an exiled freedom fighter of the post-colonial, apartheid era. Read More »

Class and race divisions are still very explicit and prominent in South Africa. If we say that we are friends explores the ways in which individuals have taken the step to create a conversation wherein we can begin to break down the structures that continue to oppress many.

Guests

Yaara Sumeruk Director
Yaara SumerukYaara Sumeruk is an Argentinian-South African writer, director and editor. Her films have screened at The Locarno International Film Festival and many others. Commercially, she has directed videos for Google, Penguin Books, Park Hyatt, USPS, Rado Watches, and has edited trailers for director Spike Lee, The United Nations and The…

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Festival Guest African Short
Cape Town
Labia2
Sat 8 June / 5.30pm + Q&A
Labia2
Tue 11 June / 8.30pm
Labia1
Thu 13 June / 6.15pm
Johannesburg
Bio
Sat 8 June / 7.30pm
Director(s):
Yaara Sumeruk
Country:
South Africa, USA
Year:
2019
Duration:
18 minutes
Language(s):
English