UNITED KINGDOM — SOUTH AFRICA 14 MIN, 2018
APRIL 4, 17:00
MOSCOW, CINEMA OCTOBER
The film looks at the myths and markings of South Africa's prison 'Number' gangs. Shot in graphic black and white, it investigates the secret code spelt out and spoken across the bodies of the inmates. The film immerses its audience in the world of the Number gangs, their history, personal journeys, codes and body markings.
Manuela Gray is an internationally celebrated tattoo artist. She has also exhibited as a fine artist, extended her interest in body marking to engage with a wide range of traditional and non traditional surfaces and marking techniques. The Number is Manuela's debut as a film director. The Number is Manuela's debut as a film director.
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