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Medulla Oblongata (SHORTS I)

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Medulla Oblongata

Maldivian student Abraham Naim is better known as his alter ego: the powerful and sassy drag queen Medulla Oblongata, a notable figure in the Auckland LGBTQ+ scene. This short film explores Abrahams new home, in New Zealand, and discusses the life he left behind in The Maldives.   

This film is part of the SHORTS I programme and will be screened with Refugees under the Rainbow, Baher of Finland and Thin Green Line.

#ifyoulove fierce dragqueens & empowering stories 


Director: Roberto Nascimento 
Country: New Zealand
Year: 2017
Duration: 8 min
Genre: Documentary
Language: English
Subtitles: None

Earlier Event: December 7
Presentation: Youth Artivists for Change
Later Event: December 7