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The Pearl of Africa

Year
2016
Country
Sweden, Kenya, Thailand, Uganda
Duration
92’
Director
Jonny von Wallström

The Pearl of Africa captures an intimate struggle for the right to love. Following a Ugandan transgender girl, forced to leave her country, it's an emotional journey of love, hate and being transgender in one of the world's most transphobic places.

CREW
Director: Jonny von Wallström
Producer: Andrè Wallström, Jonny von Wallström
Cinematographer : Jonny von Wallström
Editor: Jonny von Wallström, Thomas Ernst
Sound editor: Jonny von Wallström, Cineast
Production
Rough Studios
Sales
Rough Studios, andre@roughstudios.com
Awards
2016 – IDFA; Hot Docs
Director
Jonny von Wallström

Jonny von Wallström is a Swedish cinematographer turned director. He was born in Sandviken, a small industrial city in the middle of Sweden. Now he’s based outside Stockholm, where he has established himself as an international filmmaker. He made his debut with the TV film Zero Silence, which was an Official Selection at Sheffield Doc/Fest in 2011. He’s known for a definite style of merging raw realism with beautiful cinematic visuals. His work has been shown by broadcasters such as Arte, SVT, Al Jazeera, TV6, MTV and ZTV.

Filmography

Planet for Sale (2008), Maud & Leo (2009), Zero Silence (2011), The Pearl of Africa (2016)

Hall «KINOMAN»
Zhovten cinema
Kostiantynivska St, 26
Q&A
Original language with English and Ukrainian subtitles
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Saturday
24 March 2018
21:15
Hall «KINOMAN»
Zhovten cinema
Kostiantynivska St, 26
Q%A
Original language with English and Ukrainian subtitles
By tickets
Thursday
29 March 2018
21:15
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