Film Africa ’16 feature: ‘The Pearl of Africa’

Understanding, in every sense of the word, is the essence of Swedish filmmaker Jonny von Wallström’s deeply personal, frequently galling documentary, The Pearl of Africa. Compassion and comprehension are the principle objectives of a film that aims to spread awareness, enlightenment and with any hope, much needed societal change.

One of the many jewels to be sought out at Film Africa 2016, it condemns the mistreatment of Uganda’s LGBT community by the fearmongering, oppression and bigotry of the country’s Kampala-seated government.


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