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MR GAY SYRIA

Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 3:45 PM - 5:10 PM


Festival pass includes 11 film tickets

Directed by Ayse Toprak
85 min | 2017 | Turkey/Germany | Not Rated
Presented in Arabic with English subtitles

Mr. Gay Syria follows two gay Syrian refugees who are trying to rebuild their lives. Husein is a barber in Istanbul living a double life between his conservative family and his gay identity. Mahmoud is the founder of Syria’s LGBTI movement and is a refugee in Berlin. What brings them together is a dream: to participate in an international beauty contest as an escape from their trapped lives and an answer to their invisibility. Will the dream come true or will the refugee crisis and the harsh consequences of being gay in the Muslim world shatter it to pieces?

Winner: Best Documentary–2017 Chicago International Film Festival; Official Selection: 2017 Sheffield Doc/Fest

Details

Date:
Saturday, July 21, 2018
Time:
3:45 PM - 5:10 PM
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Venue

Black Box Theatre – Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
138 W 300 S
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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