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To be a “moffie” is to be weak, effeminate, illegal. The year is 1981 and South Africa’s white minority government is embroiled in a conflict on the Angolan border.
Like all white men over the age of 16, Nicholas Van der Swart must complete two years of compulsory military service to defend the Apartheid regime. But that’s not the only danger Nicholas faces. He must survive the brutality of the army culture itself, proudly hardened and homophobic – something that becomes even more difficult when a connection is sparked between him and a fellow recruit.
From the producer of Ida and co-written and directed by one of South Africa’s greatest emerging auteurs, Oliver Hermanus, Moffie is a beautifully captured story of a man’s struggle to find the beauty in himself in one of the ugliest times in contemporary history.
Dates and Times:
Wednesday, 26th August 2020, 7.30pm
Saturday, 29th August 2020, 7.30pm
Thursday, 3rd September 2020, 7.30pm
Tuesday, 8th September 2020, 7.30pm
Friday, 11th September 2020, 7.30pm
Sunday, 13th September 2020, 7.30pm
Saturday, 19th September 2020, 7.30pm