Little Brown Girl

World Premiere African Short

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This hybrid documentary explores the ways women of colour navigate the available modes of representation offered by the media and world around them. Using mixed media and candid interviews, Little Brown Girl highlights the need for meaningful representation and a new Afrocentric brown positivity that expands on and compliments the global movement we are experiencing today. An understated and surreal film from an exciting new director.

Cape Town
Labia 1
Sat 2 June / 5.45pm + Q&A
V&A 6
Mon 4 June / 8.30pm + Q&A
Labia 1
Fri 8 June / 8pm + Q&A
Sat 9 June / 6pm + Q&A TBC
Fri 1 June / 6.45pm + Q&A
Sun 3 June / 2pm extra screening
Amy Rinquest
South Africa
27 minutes


Amy Rinquest Director

Growing up obsessed with stories, all of Amy’s favourite stories never reflected her brown identity back to her. Making this film gave her agency for the first time, telling stories that concern the LBG. She is devoted to the process of filmmaking because she wants LBG’s of today to grow up in a world where their reflection is never something they have to desperately search for.