The Pearl Of Africa captures an intimate struggle for the right to love. Following a Ugandan transgender girl, Cléo, forced to leave her country. It's an emotional journey of love, hate and being transgender, in one of the worlds most transphobic places. A first-hand testament that love conquers all. The history of a couple going through their most difficult time. Through an intimate, single-character perspective and beautiful cinematic visuals, it leaves nobody untouched.