The Namibian (Windhoek)

Namibia: Wendelinus to Star in First Movie Role

The movie is a tale of how traditional values and cultures are accommodated in the modern world. 'A heart of a black woman' is a comedy drama which will be shot fully in Namibia. Shooting will commence in February 2013 and people can expect to see the movie in December or early 2014 at the latest.

Wendelinus Hamutenya, the first ever person to be crowned Mr Gay Namibia will be playing the lead role in the film. Hamutenya sounds happy about this, saying that it will be his first acting role which has fulfilled his long-time desire to be an actor.

"We are trying to show and give a message to the outside world and educating young and old on issues concerning cultures for the Namibians of yesterday and Namibians of today and Africa," says Hamutenya, who is one of the people who initiated the project.

Julio Da Cruz from Angola is the head writer and co-production will be done by Julho Do Salsa Da Cruz (AKA Papa Sawa) from DRC, Dona Felly Antonio (AKA Mama Felly) from Nigeria as well as Justin Malope from Angola.

A total of 87 people are expected to take part in the project, with 20 women, 17 men and some 50 volunteers.

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