There are 2 workshops. The first is in Johannesburg and will take place on Saturday, 13th April between 11am and 2pm at
123 Pritchard Street
The workshop is being hosted by Iranti-Org, a queer visual media organisation (their mission statement is attached), and the contact person there is Jabu Chen Pereira. All 5 members of Iranti will attend. In addition, Out In Africa has invited 2 other organisations to nominate 2 of their membership that would benefit from this workshop. These organisations are: Inkanyiso, a visual arts and media advocacy organisation; and the Gay & Lesbian Archives (GALA). The workshop is limited to 10 people.
This is intended to be a “practical” workshop.
There will be a screening of Chloe Likes Olivia and an opportunity to examine the work. This will be an opportunity to look at what was written and what of that was, and how it was, put on screen. There will be an analysis of how film language can amplify what is on the page.
Iranti-Org will present some ideas of short “messages” they wish to create and discuss the most effective writing and interpretation of those with both Mette and Jenny.
The second workshop will take place in Cape Town on 19 April from 1-4pm in the boardroom of the Gender Equity Unit UWC. This department, under the guidance of Shelley Barry, an experimental filmmaker, is working with gender and queer focused groups with the intention to produce films that raise these topics.
The group will be limited to 30 people. Chloe Likes Olivia will be screened and a discussion around the film will take place. After which the UWC film group will present a short script in development. Mette and Jenny will have the opportunity to discuss this text with the group and advise on its further development and realisation as a film.