Reluctantly Queer, a movie directed by Ghanaian Filmmaker, Akosua Adoma Owusu won Best International Short Film at the 2016 Baltimore International Black Film Festival (BIBFF).
The movie is about the unsettling life of a young Ghanaian man struggling to reconcile his love for his mother with his love for same-sex desire amid the increased tensions incited by same-sex politics in Ghana.
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Reluctantly Queer previously screened at the 2016 British Film Institute London Film Festival and also the Berlinale (The Berlin Film Festival) early this year.
Adoma won the award for Best Short Film at the African Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) for her film Kweku Ananse.