Dir. Marie Clementine Dusabejambo
Rwanda. 2018. 16 mins. Kinyarwanda with English subtitles.
Fils is a twelve-year-old boy who loves football and desperately wants to join the neighbourhood boys’ team. However, his effeminate characteristics disqualify from the team. Icyasha depicts a child forced to prove and claim masculinity while simultaneously illustrating the beauty and pain of childhood.