Prayers for Sweet Waters

Prayers for Sweet Waters

South Africa | 2021 | 16 min | Elijah Ndoumbe

April 14 - 24, 2022

Three transgender sex workers immerse us in their vivid and personal truths as they face life in Cape Town, South Africa amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Director: Elijah Ndoumbe
  • Principal Cast: Flavirina Nana, Wes Leal, Gulam Petersen
  • Premiere Status: Seattle
  • Country: South Africa, United Kingdom
  • Year: 2021
  • Running Time: 16 min
  • Producer: Naeem Dxvis, Elijah Ndoumbe
  • Cinematographers: Baz Bailey
  • Editors: Petrus Van Staden
  • Music: Denise Onen
  • Language: English, French, Kirundi
  • Format: DCP
  • International Sales: Jordan Mattos

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