Staged against minimalist backdrops and accompanied by a hypnotic original score, Kays Mejri’s highly cinematic contemporary dance film depicts the persecution of homosexuals at the hands of the Third Reich.
A contemporary dance film depicting the mistreatment
of homosexuals during the Second World War,
Kays Mejri's Der Untermensch is a unique artistic
statement, buoyed by Simon Vermeulen's nuanced
choreography and evocative physical presence. Set
against minimalistic backdrops to a hypnotizing original
score, this potent piece speaks to the ongoing fight