Nobunye Levin

  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Decolonising Screen Worlds

Nobunye Levin is a filmmaker, scholar and lecturer. Nobunye’s filmmaking practice and research is concerned with the politics of aesthetics and decolonial feminist and anti-racist thought and practice as it relates to and is realised through film praxis. Her work is informed by the epistemic, poetic and political possibilities of cinematic experimentation. She is preoccupied with feeling and thinking in, and through, film practice to produce politically affective cinematic experiences. Nobunye films have screened at film festivals in South Africa and internationally. She has presented both her film work and papers at various conferences and has contributed to publications such as Gaze Regimes: Film and Feminisms in Africa (Mistry and Schuhmann, 2015). Nobunye completed a practice-based PhD at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Her PhD research is an exploration of feminist love praxis that is imagined in the different “enunciations” that take place in politically sensuous spaces formed through the film and written work, which spill over into each other to create a relational film and written world.