The Beirut Apartment

Lebanese law criminalises LGBT people, making them vulnerable to blackmail and attack – sometimes by state police – and preventing the report of hate crime. With safety a concern an apartment was hired where interviewees could speak freely. What emerges is a snapshot of the amazing spectrum of queer life in urban Lebanon.

+ 7 Years

Director Bram Vergeer, NL 2007 26 minutes

Kenyan law punishes homosexuality with imprisonment. Made before recent atrocities,

this film brings to light gay life in a country seldom represented on screen.

50 minutes

Arabic and English

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