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HOMØE - Looking For Shelter + The Migrant Mixtape + Q&A

  • De Balie, Filmzaal Kleine-Gartmanplantsoen Amsterdam, NH, 1017 Netherlands (map)

14.00 | HOMØE - Looking For Shelter + The Migrant Mixtape

In attendance of filmmaker Bin Chen.


HOMØE - Looking For Shelter (HOMØE - Auf der Suche nach Geborgenheit) + Q&A
Bin Chen

The documentary follows the lives of three individuals fleeing persecution and discrimination: Javid from Azerbaijan, who pursues political activism; Boris from Russia who has found his place in Germany’s first shelter for LGBTIQ refugees; and Melissa from Syria who encourages other refugees through her art.

Country: Germany
Year: 2017
Duration: 56 min
Genre: Documentary
Language: English, German
Subtitles: English

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The Migrant Mixtape (La Cassette Migrante)
Elie Jean Tahchi

Arab LGBTIQ individuals send Helem Montreal the Migrant Mixtape, a series of recorded letters. They are asking for support to seek asylum in Canada in order to escape persecution and homophobic violence in their country of origin. One of them, Adib Mardini, tells us about the process that changed his life.

Country: Canada
Year: 2017
Duration: 22 min
Genre: Documentary, Short
Language: Arabic, English, French
Subtitles: English

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