Director:
Country:
South Africa
Genres:
Short Fiction
Producer:
Petrus van Staden
Language:
Portuguese
Length:
10 min
Writer:
Tebogo Malebogo, Petrus van Staden
Year:
2020

We find Heaven Reaches Down to Earth at a crossroads of emerging stories: queerness in Africa, the traditional expectations of men within those African cultures, and the isolation that many of us find ourselves currently dealing with, as seen through the experiences of two young men, Tau and Tumelo. The film serves as a snapshot of a moment in which Tau’s realization about his sexual orientation acts as an accelerant that sets Tumelo on his own journey.

Bonus Content: An introduction video to Heaven Reaches Down to Earth by the director Tebogo Malebogo is available on Riff@home

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