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Fak'uoke Queer Edition

Fri Mar 24, 16:00 - Fri Mar 24, 20:00

Tshimologong Precinct


This month's Fak'uoke event is all about celebrating the queer community and LGBTQI+ culture with our #Fab'uoke? theme. We're thrilled to partner with The British Council to bring you an unforgettable night of Fak'uoke and film, featuring Five Films for Freedom.

Join us for a screening of five incredible films from Cyprus, Guyana, Nigeria, Northern Ireland and South Korea, all of which celebrate the resilience, courage, and diversity of the LGBTQI+ community and their ongoing struggle for equal rights. And of course, we'll have some amazing prizes, Red Bull, Jagermeister, and snacks to give away, so don't miss out on this unforgettable night!

Fak'uoke #QueerEdition is brought to you by the British Council and Business and Arts South Africa.

Ticket options:

  • Student Explorer - Free [Limited to 55 tickets] - SOLD OUT
  • Trailblazer Supporter - R55 [Look out for discount codes on campus activations and social media drives]
  • Super Supporter - R100


  • Best Queer Performance: Rayban Sunglasses + Case of 6x Rose Sparkling Wine
  • Best Dressed: Jägermeister + Redbull Sixpack
  • Best social media share: Jägermeister + Redbull Sixpack

*Supporting us helps Fak'ugesi build a better digital creative ecosystem through our festival programmes.

*We cover all booking fees, so you pay the ticket price only - you're welcome.


The following films from the #FiveFilms4Freedom will be screened on our OLED screens in our amphitheatre. All films are also available to watch till 26 March on the British Council website.

Eating Papaw on the Seashore
Directed by Rae Wiltshire and Nickose Layne (Guyana)

A coming-of-age film about Asim and Hasani, two queer Guyanese boys, navigating their feelings in a homophobic society.
Just Johnny
Directed by Terry Loane (UK – Northern Ireland)

Maria and Dermot's straightforward family life takes a sudden turn when their son Johnny announces that he wants to wear a dress for his Holy Communion. Both parents are keen to do what is best for Johnny, but their different opinions almost pull the happy family apart
Buffer Zone
Directed by Savvas Stavrou (UK/Cyprus)

Two young soldiers across enemy lines fall in love and find escape from their oppressive environments through music.
All I Know
Directed by Obinna Robert Onyeri (Nigeria/USA)

Two friends meet for dinner, one goes to meet a stranger for a hook-up date while the other goes home. We follow a man’s search for his friend that puts him at risk of revealing life-altering secrets they both share.
Butch Up!
Directed by by Yu-jin Lee (South Korea)

"Stop being miserable."

After hearing her ex's last words to her, Mi-hae, a lead singer of an independent band, cannot get herself to sing the band's most popular song, Oppa's Girl.



Fak'uoke Queer Edition
Tshimologong Precinct
41 Juta St, Braamfontein, Johannesburg, 2000
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