RELUCTANTLY QUEER

By Akosua Adoma OWUSU

OBIBINI PICTURES, LLC - as PROD

LGBT - Completed 2016

Focused on a letter that is ultimately filled with hesitation and uncertainty, Reluctantly Queer both disrobes and questions what it means to be queer for this man in this time and space.

Festivals
& Awards

Berlinale 2016
Teddy Bear Award - Nomination
Berlinale 2016
Golden Bear Prize - Nomination
    • Year of production
    • 2016
    • Genres
    • LGBT
    • Countries
    • GHANA, USA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Budget
    • 0 - 0.3 M$
    • Duration
    • 8 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Akosua Adoma OWUSU
    • Writer(s)
    • Kwame Edwin OTU
    • Producer(s)
    • Akosua Adoma OWUSU (Obibini Pictures, LLC)
    • Synopsis
    • This epistolary short film invites us into the unsettling life of a young Ghanaian man struggling to reconcile his love for his mother with his love for 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 uncertainty, Reluctantly Queer both disrobes and questions what it means to be queer for this man in this time and space.