FAKA – Queenie by Romance Films

FAKA is back with its ever impressive duo titles Queenie. This music video celebrates queer and trans bodies. POC queer representation and visibility are the main focus of visuals on the background. FAKA has transcended far beyond South African borders and this tune is something that will propel them even further.


Directed and Produced: Jabu Nadia Newman and Luvuyo Equiano Nyawose
Starring: FAKA (Desire Marea and Fela Gucci), Angel-Ho, K$, Githan Coopoo, Glow Mami, Thandi Gula, Luke Diva, Mziyanda Malgas, Shaheed Martin
Voice Notes: Nkuley Mziyanda Luvuyo
First Assistant Director: Mzonke Maloney
Second Assistant Director: Wako Sefara
Associate Producer: Siphiwe Myeza-Mhlambi
Director of Photography: Pierre De Villiers
Focus Puller: Peter van der Buyl
Gaffer/Grips: Ettienne Fourie
Loader: Shelby Ncube
Cine Assistants: Thandi Gula and Kimble Cockrell
Production Design: Christina Fortune and Naledi Mariri
Production Manager: Simoa Nangle and Dain Sisam
Production Assistant: Comfo Myambo
Assistant Set Dresser: Thomas Pretorius
Costume Design and Styling: Quaid Heneke and Sarah Hugo-Hamman
Hair and Make-up: Marchay Linderoth and Andrea Kloppers
Food Stylist: Alix Rose Cowie
Assistant Food Stylist: Amber Rose Cowie
Editor: Jess Viljoen
Colourist: Matthew Daniels
Sound design: Luis Garrdio
VFX: Blake Prinsloo
Title Credits: Tyla Mason
Stills photography: Daniel WaltonCheck out this FAKA Queenie by Romance Films listed under Music Video, Special Categories at Ciclope Festival.

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