World Pride Drive-In & Virtual Movie Screenings and Discussions

18 Aug 2021, 7.00 PM

The Swedish Embassy in Pretoria, as part of the World Pride Embassy Engagement Programme, is hosting a drive-in and virtual film screening as well as a post screening discussion in celebration of the events taking part in Copenhagen and Malmö under the theme: #YouAreIncluded! Register to attend either of the screening happening on the 18th August at 19:00 and the virtual discussion on the 19th at 15:00.

Drive-in Screening

18 August 2021 at 19:00, gates open 18:30

To register attendance, email

Space limited to 50 vehicles, COVID-19 protocols in place

Complimentary refreshments and snacks to be served.

Loftus Park Centre 

Outside Parking

416 Kirkness St, Arcadia, Pretoria


Virtual Screening

18 August 2021 at 19:00, platforms opens 18:30

To register attendance:

Welcome remarks: Ambassador Håkan Juholt

Becoming Myself: 6-minute film produced by the Gay and Lesbian Network (GLN), supported by EU delegation

Carl Collison documentary: 10 to 12-minute short documentary by Gay and Lesbian Memory in Action (GALA) looking into the experiences of homeless transgender sex workers across Cape Town.

My Father Marianne:
When Hanna's beloved father, the priest with the big beard, tells her that he's really called Marianne, Hanna's world falls apart. None of her courses in norm creativity can help; she hates Marianne who has stolen her dad away. But for Marianne there's no turning back; she has to be who she really is - finally.


Post-screening discussion

19 August 2021 at 15:00

To register attendance:

15:00 Welcome: Moderator
15:05 Words of support: Ambassador Håkan Juholt
15:10 Introduction of panel and hosting of discussion: Moderator
Moderator: Lehlogonolo Machaba – first transgender Miss SA Contestant (top 30)
Panellist: Sphelele Ntshiba – Subject of Becoming Myself or GALA representative
Panellist: Khanyisile Phillips - Community Engagement Coordinator at Gender Dynamix
Panellist: Carl Collison - Producer of transgender women of Cape Town doccie
Panellist: Anders Öhrman - Editor-in-chief of QX magazine Sweden
15:50 Open forum for discussion and questions
16:15 Closing

Last updated 12 Aug 2021, 1.24 PM