Kanarie 02

OFFICIAL SELECTION 2018

Kanarie 

DIRECTOR : Christiaan Olwagen
COUNTRY : South Africa
TIME : 120 min
YEAR : 2017

SK Nouveau 10 Oct @ 8.30pm (SA Premiere) | 17 Oct @ 8.30pm

SYNOPSIS

A coming-of-age gay & lesbian musical war drama about a small town boy who gets chosen to serve his compulsory two year military training in the South African Defence Force Choir and Concert group- known as the “Canaries”- during the height of the Apartheid regime.

 
Kanarie_Christiaan Olwagen_by Antonia Steyn

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR

Christiaan Olwagen started his career in theatre. A Rosalie Van der Gucht and Standard Bank Young Artist recipient. Theatrical highlights include The Seagull, A Doll’s House, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf and The House of Bernarda Alba.