The Cape Metropolis short film Two Hues wins but one more international award, this time the film change into once awarded Best Director at the North Europe International Film Festival held in London between 5 to 10 April.
‘TWO HUES’ DIRECTORS
Two Hues change into once co-directed by Weaam Williams and Dominique Roxanne Jossie who’re stated to absorb each introduced their person substances to the film.
Weaam Williams each directed and played the lead function of Natasa within the film. She change into once additionally nominated for Best Lead Actress in a short film at North Europe International Film Festival.
“After I determined to play the allotment of Natasa, I seen that it change into once now not that you would possibly maybe be ready to mediate of to notify this film on my own. The alternative of a co-director change into once a broad determination, and Dominque came as highly urged by a mutual colleague,” stated Williams.
“Dominique change into once very thinking delivering convincing performances, and I change into once focussed on the aesthetics of the film it’s work direction, and visual cues. I mediate we fabricate a true group,” she added.
“When I change into once approached to co-notify this film, I change into once intrigued by the theme of latest day psychological sickness amongst ladies specifically – a in point of fact noteworthy matter that will absorb to be explored extra in film. The kind of Two Hues equipped a possibility to experiment creatively,” stated Jossie.
SECOND INTERNATIONAL AWARD FOR ‘TWO HUES’
The film, space in Bo-Kaap, Cape Metropolis tells the chronicle of a Muslim photographer who suffers from a bipolar disorder and is a sufferer of rape. The film plays on the themes of feminine psyche, psychological disorder, explores patriarchy and the act of misogyny and change into once neatly received at varied international film festivals as neatly.
Assist in January, the film won the Best Brief Film award at the Beyond the International Curve Film Festival in Paris.
The film change into once written wait on in 2016 around the time the #MeToo circulation received momentum and therefore additionally shed light on the pandemic of Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in South Africa.
WHERE TO WATCH
Two Hues is accessible to peek in sub-Saharan Africa on cinemagic on the MTN platform.
“The film is performing neatly on the cinemagic platform, and I absorb additionally received an acquisitions settlement from a US essentially essentially based streaming platform for world huge rights, which I could undertake at some stage within the second half of of the year, because the film is quiet doing the international festival circuit,” stated Williams.
The film is on a winning accelerate and now not stopping there, Two Hues is heading to the Kalakari Film Festival in India, and then Los Angeles.
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