International acclaim for ‘Kapana’

“Kapana”, the first Namibian gay film, won three international awards this month.

The film received the prestigious “Free to be me HIVOS Award 2022” at the Roze Filmdagen LGBT film festival in Amsterdam. This award is given to films that contribute to LGBTQ acceptance and visibility in less tolerant countries.

The following week, “Kapana” won best actor awards for Adriano Visagie and Simon Hanga, at the Independent Film Festival in France, which celebrates independently produced films.

Finally, “Kapana” also won the audience award at the Black Film Summit in Naperville, Illinois, USA. The Black Film Summit is a gathering for film lovers celebrating black achievements in the arts of film.