Reluctantly Queer

Reluctantly Queer

Directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu • 2016 • Ghana
Starring Kwame Edwin Otu

This epistolary short film invites us into the unsettled life of a young Ghanaian man struggling to reconcile his love for his mother with his queer identity amid the increased tensions incited by Ghana’s anti-LGBT politics. Focused on a letter filled with hesitation and uncertainty, RELUCTANTLY QUEER questions what it means to be queer for this man in this time and space.

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Reluctantly Queer
  • Reluctantly Queer

    Directed by Akosua Adoma Owusu • 2016 • Ghana
    Starring Kwame Edwin Otu

    This epistolary short film invites us into the unsettled life of a young Ghanaian man struggling to reconcile his love for his mother with his queer identity amid the increased tensions incited by Ghana’s anti-LGBT politics. ...