• Film,  Miss N

    #NowWatching – Dis Ek, Anna

    A film about sexual abuse is never an easy sell. But in the hands of the right director and the right cast it has the ability to make you empathize with those at the centre of the story, or perhaps even offer some degree of healing and catharsis. So it is with Die Ek, Anna, an Afrikaans-subtitled film, and the third feature, from South African director Sara Blecher that opened strong at the South African box office this past weekend. It’ll begin showing at film festivals around the world later this week. It is a story about a girl who shoots her step-father after years of abuse. It’s no spoiler to relay this…