Moffie: a masterpiece with this brutal but radiant story of young gay desire on the Angolan war front

The Afrikaans word “Moffie” is South Africa’s answer to “faggot”: an anti-gay slur used liberally and illiberally across the country’s tangle of languages, in casual playground teasing or brutal bigoted assault alike. If it sounds ineffectively soft and silly on the tongue, trust that it […]