For this year’s IDAHOT, Botwanan ARTivist, writer and performer, Katlego K Kol-Kes, will be staging an evening of theatre. This will be her 3rd annual IDAHOT event which will take place in Gaborone, Botswana, on Saturday, May 17 2014.
The Queer Shorts Showcase is now posited to be an annual event, and 2014 will mark the inaugural staging. The Showcase will feature 5 short productions by Katlego K Kol-Kes, and will express LGBT themes through various means.
Kol-Kes will be joined by 3 other directors from Gaborone with the sole mission of addressing the 2014 IDAHO theme: Freedom of Expression.
The productions are all between 10 and 15 minutes long. These productions are: Under My Roof (Institutionalised Homophobia), Horses, Rivers, Mountains, Men (Discovery/Coming Out), Butchered (Romantic Drama), A Real Woman (Defining a Trans* reality), and Sakeng (Male Privilege and Responsibility).
With a company of 20, comprised of dancers and actors, the inaugural Queer Shorts Showcase promises to be an enlightening and entertaining evening of theatre and activism.
More updates and details coming soon!