05-09 September 2018

Open Book Festival

05-09 September2018

Kelly-Eve Koopman

Kelly-Eve Koopman is a community leader who uses her many disciplines to propel social change. She is one of three directors of FEMMEprojects, an NPO that facilitates workshops on female empowerment in rural communities throughout the Western Cape.

She is currently in post-production with her feature documentary film Strandloper, centred around her experience embarking on 1000km Indigenous Liberation walk with a group of Khoi activists. She is also co-creator of the webseries Coloured Mentality which has become a leading platform to discuss South African coloured identity.

She was named one of Mail and Guardian’s 17 people to watch in 2017.