At the age of 8, Vaselinetjie is taken away by the Welfare and send to the orphanage. It’s a strange, hard, dangerous world of rebel children, fierce house mothers, friends, first loves and where she finally finds true self-acceptance.

Vaselinetjie is a story about defining the meaning and origin of one’s identity and race within the turmoil of post-Apartheid South Africa.

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