No men at XXX lesbian movie
Johannesburg - "No males allowed", the organisers of the annual gay-and-lesbian film festival, Out In Africa, have decided about a documentary film on lesbian sex.
Men will not be allowed to attend three of the four showings of the movie Pour Une Nuit (One Night Stand) during the festival.
Men will be allowed to attend the fourth showing, but only if they are accompanied by a woman.
Nodi Murphy, director of the film festival, said the reasons for this rule had nothing to do with discrimination against men.
"It was decided on to allow women attending the show to feel comfortable.
"Women have very few opportunities to see material of such an explicit nature on the big screen," said Murphy.
Explicit sexual experiences
The performance allowing men only if they were accompanied by a woman was to keep out unsavoury characters who might be there for the wrong reason.
"This movie is not meant for them," said Murphy.
"One Night Stand is a documentary dealing with women who allow their explicit sexual experiences to be captured on camera.
"The movie is erotic by definition, but certainly not pornographic in the usual sense.
"The moral of the movie is in the effect that it has on the lives of those who take part."
The festival is scheduled from November 1 to 11 in Nu-Metro theatres at Johannesburg's Killarney Mall, and from November 8 to 18 at Nu-Metro at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.