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Ask me I'm positive
Ask me I'm positive - Teboho Edkins

Ask Me, I'm Positive

Thabo, Thabiso and Moalosi travel with a mobile cinema unit through remote Lesotho, screening their film. Where almost 30% of the people are HIV+ they are the very first to live publicly with the virus. They are pioneers; they are also film stars and are very attractive to women.

Production Details

Director: Teboho Edkins
Documentary, 48’ min, 2004, Lesotho
Production: DayZero Film, co-production: Sesotho Media

Distribution Details

Screenings selection

  • Premiered at Visions du Réel, Nyon, 2004
  • AfricaRemix, Centre George Pompidou, Paris, 2005
  • DOK Leipzig, 2005
  • Silver Docs Washington, 2006
  • screened at over 40 film festivals.
  • Sold to Finnish National Television YLE and TV2 Denmark.

Awards

  • Best Documentary, International Film Festival of Innsbruck, 2005;
  • 2nd Prize for Best Documentary Film at Panafrican Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou (FESPACO) 2005

Teboho Edkins

Teboho Edkins was born in the USA in 1980 and grew up mainly in Lesotho, South Africa but also in Germany. He studied Fine Art at the University of Cape Town, followed by a 2-year post-graduate residency at le Fresnoy, studio national des arts contemporains in France and then a post-graduate film directing programme at the dffb film academy in Berlin.

2013: Gangster Backstage 38’min
2011: Gangster Project 54’ min
2011: Thato 27’ 35” min
2008: Kinshasa 2.0, 11’07” min
2006 – 2007: Gangster Project 1, 7’30” min
2005: True Love, 28’ min
2005: Looking Good, 47’ min
2004: Ask Me I'm Positive, 48’ min

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