Lola and Billy the Kid

Directed by Kutlug Ataman

Murat is a young Turk living in Germany with his family and guilty of the biggest sin in their eyes: he’s gay. He escapes to find a new life in Berlin’s Turkish transvestite subculture and a new family in drag queen Lola and her butch lover Bilidikid. Director Ataman has also made pop promos and is an acclaimed video artist, the first Turkish artist to take part in the Venice Biennale (1999). + Sevda Means Love (Sevda heißt Liebe) CTBA Dir Sinan Akkus Ger 2000, 14 mins A story of media stereotypes, machismo and the old double standard.

93 minutes

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