Zethu Matebeni

Portrait Zethu Matebeni
© Jabu C. Pereira

born in 1978 in Port Elizabeth (South Africa), is a documentary filmmaker and sociologist researching at the Institute for Humanities in Africa (HUMA) at the University of Cape Town. She was a visiting professor at Yale University and has received many grants, inter alia from the African Humanities Program, the Ford Foundation, the Fogarty International Centre, and the National Research Foundation. She writes about LGBTQ topics, HIV, and AIDS as well as photography and African cinema.