Taking Off the Masks

Short
African
World Premiere

Availability:

Director(s):

Dylan Valley

Country:

South Africa

Year:

2019

Running Time:

25 min

Language(s):

English, Afrikaans

Guests

Director: Dylan Valley

Taking off the Masks follows the story of Isak Saas, a wrongfully incarcerated prisoner who speaks out about the life-scarring incident of how he was repeatedly raped while awaiting trial. His story highlights the failure of the justice system and the public at large to recognise and protect the rights of prisoners and follows his journey in advocating for prisoners rights and finding the courage to forgive himself for what happened.

2021 (23rd) Encounters South African International Documentary Film Festival