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Min Homosyster (My Gay Sister) + ELIAS + ABU (Father) @ Toneelschuur Haarlem

  • Toneelschuur Haarlem 9 Lange Begijnestraat Haarlem, NH, 2011 HH Netherlands (map)

19.00 | Min Homosyster (My Gay Sister) + ELIAS + ABU (Father) @ Toneelschuur Haarlem


Min Homosyster (My Gay Sister)
Lia Hietala 

Country: Sweden
Year: 2017
Duration: 15 min
Genre: Drama, Short
Language: Swedish
Subtitles: English

Cleo joins her older sister Gabbi and her girlfriend Majken on a roadtrip to their summer cabin. During the trip Gabbi and Majken struggle to find out if Cleo is in love with a boy or a girl. A story about emerging sexuality and the ability to gain and lose trust for one another.

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Lucas van der Rhee

Elias doesn’t feel understood or seen in Ijmuiden where he works at the fishing tackle. He misses his parents after their departure for Turkey. When his brother, Kemal, rents their parents' bedroom, Tom comes to live with them. Seen first as an intruder, Tom turns out to help Elias in his journey to discover himself.

Country: Netherlands
Year: 2017
Duration: 13 min
Genre: Drama, Short
Language: Dutch
Subtitles: English

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ABU (Father)
Arshad Khan

Pakistani gay filmmaker Arshad Khan examines his troubled relationship with his devout, Muslim father Abu and their struggle with religion, sexuality, colonialism and migration to Canada. He uses family footage, classic Bollywood films  and animation to introduce viewers to the tense relationships between family and fate, conservatism and liberalism, and modernity and familiarity.

Country: Canada
ear: 2017
Duration: 81 min
Genre: Documentary
Language: English, Urdu, Punjabi
Subtitles: No subtitles

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