Wednesday, 08 May 2013 11:03

Sexualities Seminar Series: Beverly Ditsie and screening of her film, "Simon and I"

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The Institute for Women’s and Gender Studies, the Centre for the Study of AIDS, the Centre for Human Rights, the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, and the Department of Philosophy (all at the University of Pretoria) present: Beverly Ditsie and screening of her film, "Simon and I".


"Simon and I" is a South African film that recounts the lives of two giants in the South African gay and lesbian liberation movement, Simon Nkoli and the film maker herself, Beverly Ditsie. This is the story of their lives, their meeting, and their efforts to get sexual orientation into the new South African Bill of Rights.


Bev DitsieBeverly Ditsie is a Soweto-born director, writer, filmmaker and activist. She will be present at this screening to give a short talk about her journey as a human rights activist and to answer relevant questions about the film.







Date: 17 May 2013

Time: 13:30-15:30

Venue: Merensky Library Auditorium, Main Level, University of Pretoria

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