IQMF: Focus on the Caucasus
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Dir. Rati Tsitseladze, Georgia, 2019, 15 min.
Prisoner of Society is an intimate journey into the world and mind of a young transgender woman, trapped between her personal desire for freedom and traditional expectations of her parents.
Dir. Peter van Langen, Nederland, 2019, 20 min.
Activists that stand at the frontline of LGBTQ+ activism in Georgia recount their experience during the International Day Against Homophobia, in which they were assaulted by thousands of anti-gay activists, led by the Georgian Orthodox Church.
Dir. Heleen Spooner & Hugh Davis, Azerbaijan, 2019, 21 min.
In the wake of a vicious anti-LGBT government crackdown in Azerbaijan in September 2017, this documentary film follows the plight of three young LGBT Azeris: Roma, Ladycat and Kristina, all of whom fled their home country hoping to find sanctuary in Istanbul.