Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America w/ Lolo
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
October 14, 2019
Monday, 4:00 PM
Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America
Tom Shepard (Dir.), 81 minutes, NY Premiere, USA
Focusing on the untold stories of LGBT+ refugees and asylum seekers who have fled intense persecution in their home countries to resettle in the U.S., Tom Sheppard’s timely documentary tells their stories against the backdrop of a changing U.S. political landscape. Festivals: San Francisco
Leandro Goddinho and Paulo Menezes (Dirs.), 13 minutes, Germany
In this coming-of-age story, 10-year-old Lolo has a crush on Max, but Max isn’t sure he wants to go public about their crush at that night’s dance. Max feels Lolo is “gay-gay” and that he’s “less-gay.”
Video from Unsettled: Seeking Refuge in America
Directed by: Tom Sheppard
Still from Lolo
Directed by: Leandro Goddinho + Paulo Menezes
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