ENCOUNTERS 2023: The Subtle Art Of Performance (Shorts Compilation)

Fri. Jun 23, 2023 at 7:00pm SAST
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Price: R80.00
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Price: R80.00
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Every year since our founding in 2010, The Bioscope has proudly hosted screenings of The Encounters South African International Documentary Festival. Celebrating its 25 year as a festival, Encounters returns to The Bioscope once again with screenings from 23 June - 2 July. Tickets are R80. BOOKING ESSENTIAL.


The Subtle Art Of Performance (Shorts Compilation) Dur:1hr 4mins (with Q&A).

Coach Directed by Damian Samuels | South Africa | 8 min. Coach introduces us to Merlin Mosoko, who teaches basketball to his son and children in Delft, South Africa. Despite the country's lack of support for the sport, Merlin's passion has grown into a community effort to provide children with opportunities to play and build skills.

A Performance On Femininity 

Breaking Barriers: The Ricardo Fitzpatrick Story Directed by Eric Kok | South Africa | 2022 | 24 min. Ricardo shares his story as a differently-abled person, from a bodybuilder to a powerlifter. Despite having his leg amputated, he remains optimistic and strives to achieve more. He empowers others, cares for his community and aims to revive his town's Multipurpose Centre.

Faces of Fortune Directed by: Zinn, Jessie | South Africa | 21 min. Faces of Fortune documents Terry Fortune life as drag queen in Cape Town's theatre world. From humble beginnings to becoming a trailblazer for artists this is an inspiring story of triumph, struggle, and unbreakable spirit that highlights the transformative power of performance.

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The Bioscope at 44 Stanley. 44 Stanley Avenue, Braamfontein Werf
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2092
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