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Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America

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Tom Shepard, 2019, USA/Lebanon/Canada, 81 min

In this powerful documentary, renowned filmmaker, Tom Shepherd follows the intense struggles of four LGBT+ refugees from Africa and the Middle East. Cheyenne and Mari (Angolan), Subhi (Syrian), and Junior (Congolese) have fled homophobic violence and are starting over in San Francisco. They share their struggles, trying to find stability, work, housing, and legal assistance. Shepherd deftly highlights their struggles, while still celebrating the strength of love, and the quest for freedom in all of us.

This film will be followed by a panel discussion.



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Leandro Goddinho, 2017, Germany, 11 min

The journey of a gay African refugee seeking asylum in Germany.

SPONSORED BY EQUALITY FLORIDA

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Date: October 5
Time: 1:45 pm
Cost: $15
Venue: Tampa Theatre
Duration: 92 mins
Year: 2019
Director: Tom Shepard
Country: USA/Lebanon/Canada
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Venue

Tampa Theatre
711 N Franklin St
Tampa,FL33602United States
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Website:
http://tampatheatre.org/

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