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Berlinale Shorts

Reluctantly Queer

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This epistolary film invites us into the unsettling life of a young Ghanaian man struggling to reconcile his love for his mother with his love for the same-sex desire amid the increased tensions incited by same-sex politics in Ghana. Focused on a letter that is ultimately filled with hesitation and uncertainity, Reluctantly Queer both disrobes and questions what it means to be queer for this time in this space.

Ghana / USA 2016, 8 min


Akosua Adoma Owusu


Kwame Edwin Otu

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Obibini Pictures