Stiekyt and The Blue Caftan; Tales of homosexual lives


IFFK will feature two films which discuss the life crisis and self-pity of transgenders and homosexuals. South African director and writer Etienne Fourie’s ‘Stiekyt’ and Maryam Touzani’s ‘The Blue Caftan’, both from Africa are the films which shed light on the lives of homosexual community.

Stiekyt is based on the family life of a young man called James which is an amalgamation of drama, crime-thriller, besides with the elements of feminine touch. The Blue Caftan, set in Morocco, portrays the complex life of a gay youth. Both films are categorized under the title of World Cinema.