Born This Way


Film runs Fri, Jun 21 through Sun, Jun 23.

Born This Way
Shaun Kadlec , Deb Tullmann, 2013
USA | English and French with English subtitles | 82 minutes

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…

Note: Grayed-out screenings are currently standby only. A standby line will form at the box office one hour prior to showtime. Available tickets will be released on a first come, first served basis. Additional screenings take place at the IFC Center, visit for more information or consult the festival brochure.

Series: Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2013

Venue: Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center

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