Runs in the Family

Runs in the Family 2023

In this witty father-son story, we are introduced to Varun, a former scammer, and River, a trans drag performer, as they venture on a road trip across South Africa to rescue River's long-lost mother from a rehab clinic in eSwatini. River’s only worry is missing Her Majesty’s Drag Competition and the opportunity to win the prize money to pay for his top surgery. With secrets bubbling to the surface and a competition to win, their relationship will be tested like never before.

  • Released: 2023-06-01
  • Runtime: 107 minutes
  • Genre: Drama, Comedy, Adventure
  • Stars: Diaan Lawrenson, Rob van Vuuren, Paul Snodgrass, Ace Bhatti, Faniswa Yisa, Manila Von Teez, Loren Loubser, Khadija Heeger, Gabe Gabriel, Tankiso Mamabolo, Mamello Makhetha, Earl Gregory, Cleo Wesley, Kathleen Stephens
  • Director: Ian Gabriel