Because I am

Because I am

We are not sure of the release date for Because I am. It was released at the box office on 2016-08-12 so we estimate it was released to DVD in November 2016.

Because I am on IMDb Documentary

Director: Lawrie Zidyana

Cast: Millie Zidyana, Valerie Abiyou, Jocklyn Awoonor-Gordon, Sarah Bisholo, and Skhumbumbuzo Khumalo

Based on a poem by a Zimbabwean LGBT activist written in response to the gay hate speech that is being perpetuated president Robert Mugabe. The film was shot in South East London UK with a cast of six women from several African countries playing multiple roles in this portrayal of being a lesbian in homophobic Zimbabwe. Five of the actors and the producer are refugees who fled their countries in fear of persecution for their sexuality.