FILM: Dineo Seshee Bopape

Dineo Seshee Bopape

Friday 20th August
17:00 - 20:00 BST


Screenings will be held
at specific intervals and
limited to 5 people.

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Title Unknown at Time of Publication, 2018 

Duration: 33’40’’   



The script of the film is based loosely on the court transcripts of the “Khwezi vs. JZ” rape trial of the year ______.  


Khwezi (alias), took ____, the then Vice President of South Africa to high court with the charge of rape.  


Many things were said during, before and after the trial… about the victim, the rape accused, the victor, the raped, the rapist, witnessing- of self/other, of narration, of the ‘cultural’ and more.  


The title is a summary of the events, the story, the logic of which is not yet fully known, although the script is known to all.  



Content Warning: Parental guidance and viewer discretion is advised. Some viewers may find this video distressing as it contains some images and verbal descriptions of physical and sexual violence, and rape. 


We are pleased to be working in partnership with g39 on a series of screenings of films from our shortlisted artists as part of Artes Mundi 9. Presented in the newly built cinema space at the gallery, these will be shown regularly through July, August and September. This program takes place alongside the biennial exhibition at the National Museum Cardiff and Chapter.