Born This Way

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When: Wednesday, December 4 2013, 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Red Dragon Theatre
Categories: LEAD - Social Responsibility, LEAD Program, Program/Special Event

FREE with valid SUNY Oneonta ID. $3 for all others.

The Human Rights Watch Film Festival bears witness to human rights violations and creates a forum for courageous individuals on both sides of the lens to empower audiences with the knowledge that personal commitment can make a difference. The film festival brings to life human rights abuses through storytelling in a way that challenges each individual to empathize and demand justice for all people.

There are more arrests for homosexuality in Cameroon than in any other country in the world. With intimate access to the lives of four young gay Cameroonians, Born This Way steps outside the genre of activist filmmaking and offers a vivid and poetic portrait of day-to-day life in modern Africa. This is a story of what is possible in the global fight for equality.

LEAD: Social Responsibility