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Your search by 'Immigration / Exile' identified 6 films


  • Das Phallometer

    Das Phallometer

    Germany , 2013 , 7 min. What appears to be an absurd immigration screening in a sinister country turns both comic and poignant in a few deft strokes. A surprise twist gives this odd scenario some political punch.... Read more
  • Kumu Hina

    Kumu Hina

    USA , 2013 , 74 min. This powerful film documents the struggle to maintain Pacific Islander culture within the westernizing society of modern day Hawai’i. It is told through the lens of Hina Wong-Kalu, an extraordinary Native Hawaiian woman who is both a proud mahu, or transgender person, and a respected kumu, or teacher.... Read more
  • Limited Partnership

    Limited Partnership

    Australia , 2014 , 74 min. In 1975, Richard Adams and Tony Sullivan became one of the first same-sex couples to legally marry—and the first to be denied legal immigration status. This documentary tells the story of a pioneering bi-national couple who paved the way to defeat DOMA.... Read more
  • O.V.O.

    O.V.O.

    France , 2012 , 18 min. In this taut political thriller, French filmmaker Alban Sapin creates a dystopian but very recognizable world in which an extreme neo-Fascist party has taken power targeting Jews, immigrants and homosexuals. Laurent, his Arabic lover and their targeted friends discover the moral and personal costs of accepting—or resisting—the Ovo party’s secret, menacing agenda.... Read more
  • Out in East Berlin—Lesbians and Gays in the GDR

    Out in East Berlin—Lesbians and Gays in the GDR

    Germany , 2013 , 98 min. The politics, passion and personal toll of coming out in East Berlin are captured in this powerful, illuminating documentary about thirteen East Berliners who came to terms with their sexuality in an authoritarian state.... Read more
  • Rad Queers: Payasos L.A.

    Rad Queers: Payasos L.A.

    USA , 2012 , 9 min. Smashing taboos and redefining philanthropy, Rad Queers: Payasos L.A. offers an intimate glimpse into a group of gay Latino men who wear clown make-up, go-go dance at leather bars, and try to make the world a better place.... Read more