New York premiere! Q&A with filmmaker!

Homosexual relations are subject to punishment by up to five years in prison in Cameroon. In Born This Way, we meet Cédric and his friends, who often feel unsafe in their own neighborhoods due to the threats and daily harassment they receive. Gay rights are a key question in the bigger context of democracy and human rights in Cameroon and we see how the community’s strength combined with activism begins to have an impact…

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  • Directed By Shaun Kadlec, Deb Tullmann
  • 2013
  • USA
  • 82 minutes