Tapologo

Screenings

2009 Season
London, New York

In Freedom Park, a squatter settlement near the platinum mines in SA, a network of former sex workers create Tapologo. They learn to be Home Based Carers for their community, transforming degradation into solidarity and squalor into hope. Catholic Bishop Kevin Dowling participates in Tapologo and raises doubts on the official doctrine of the Catholic Church regarding AIDS and sexuality in the African context.

Filmmaker(s): 
Gabriela Gutierrez Dewar and Sally Gutierrez Dewar
Country of Production: 
South Africa
Year: 
2008
88m
Genre: 
Documentary