A series of vignettes based on true stories collected for the Stories Of Our Lives project:
ASK ME NICELY (ITISHA POA)
High school students Faith and Kate meet and fall in love. When school authorities separate them, Kate
impulsively has sex with a local boy. Two weeks later, Kate and Faith have an awkward reunion.
Patrick and his homophobic buddy, Kama, stumble upon a local gay bar. Patrick later secretly returns to the club for a night out.
Farm workers Raymond and Athman have been buddies for years. Hurt by Athman’s flirtatious relationship with newcomer Fiona, Raymond has to make a difficult choice.
Jeff ‘s waiting in a hotel room far from home. He’s been saving for months to fulfill his fantasy of having sex with a white guy. Finally, there’s a knock at the door.
EACH NIGHT I DREAM
When local legislators threaten to enforce anti-gay laws, mobs gather to evict suspected homosexuals. Amidst increasing tensions, Liz visualises escape plans for herself and partner Achi.
Director: Jim Chuchu
60 min, Kenya 2014
Our film series African Perspectives is organized in collaboration with
AFRICAN SCREEN NETWORK.