Is it more difficult to pretend or be yourself? What does it mean to be normal? And what happens when you find yourself different and you tell it to others and to your family? The documentary pictures the lives of six people, their sufferings and their hopes, including intolerances, pride, prejudices, desire for marriage and unfinished wishes of maternity and paternity.
Israel's gay Palestinian underground. Persecuted in Palestine and called criminals in Israel, gay Palestinians are the silent victims of the conflict. Louie has been hiding in Tel Aviv for ten years, Abdu was tortured and accused of espionage for his relationships with gay Israelis and Louis was almost killed by his family. Where ever they go they live in fear of discovery. Only in Isreael's gay underground are they at home. Eye opening and revelatory.
An affecting and honest portrait of four transgender men as they prepare to step on stage at the only all-trans bodybuilding competition in the world. Pushing beyond the expected tropes of tragedy and hardship in transgender lives, this hopeful doc reveals unexpected truths about gender, humanity, and love, and speaks to the ways in which we all choose to define and reshape ourselves.
Laced with a refreshing self-irony, this doc is a tour-de-force story of lesbian love. Provocative animated sequences, colourful archive and a dynamic soundtrack lead an intelligent exploration of life as a lesbian in Denmark. Travel from the secrecy of the straight-laced 1950s to the gender-bending queer community; from a nuclear family with two mums to the summer camps waging war on make-up and men; and finally to Ena, a Muslim and pro MC of 'Fagget Fairy', doing battle with prejudice.
"A global revolution is underway to obtain what UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon and Barack Obama call ‘the final frontier in human rights’: the universal decriminalization of homosexuality. Homosexuality is forbidden in almost half of the world. Out of 196 UN member states, there are 7 where it is punishable by death. In 84 others, it can merit prison and physical punishment. But today, momentum is building and the debate on gay rights is omnipresent - whether it be regarding legalization.