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Helena Nogueira

Helena Nogueira

South African film director
Helena Nogueira
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Intro South African film director
Is Film director
From South Africa
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender female
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Biography

Helena Nogueira is a South African film director, "the first woman to direct a feature film in South Africa".

Life

Helena Nogueira was born in Mozambique. She studied at the University of Natal and then the Institut des hautes études cinématographiques in Paris.

Nogueira's first film was a documentary about Athol Fugard, and she has subsequently directed a documentary on Ingrid Jonker. Her 1988 feature film Quest for Truth, Quest for Love was based on Gertrude Stein's first novel, Q.E.D.. It featured lesbian attraction between an activist and an ecologist, played by Jana Cilliers and Sandra Prinsloo, against the backdrop of apartheid South Africa.

Films

Documentaries
  • Fugard's People, 1982
  • Ingrid Jonker: Her Lives and Time..., 2002
Feature films
  • Quest for Truth, Quest for Love / Quest for Love / Fire in their Hearts, 1988
  • The Good Fascist, 1992
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 18 Apr 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://books.google.com/books?id=88sTRTl6yKwC&pg=PA103
https://books.google.com/books?id=-2ekCgAAQBAJ
https://books.google.com/books?id=G7excPrfowYC&pg=PA180
https://books.google.com/books?id=VJJFAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA75
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0634048/
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