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A Gay Girl In Damascus: The Amina Profile

September 26, 2015 @ 12:15 pm - 1:45 pm

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An online relationship between Montreal-based Sandra and Amina, a Syrian-American living in Damascus, takes a strange turn when Amina’s blog, claiming to represent a lesbian voice, goes silent and it is feared she has been kidnapped. All, however, is not as it seems… Director Sophie Deraspe works closely with Sandra to tell her story and, travelling to Istanbul, Tel Aviv, and Chicago, they unravel together a tale of politics, deceit, and internet dating gone horribly wrong.

Content note: discussion of homophobia and racism.

Screening with English subtitles.

£5/£4 Conc/Free unemployed and asylum seekers. To book tickets please use the button below or call CCA box office on +44 (0)141 352 4900.

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Date:
September 26, 2015
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:45 pm
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Organizer

SQIFF

Venue

Centre for Contemporary Arts
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JD United Kingdom
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Phone:
0141 352 4900
Website:
www.cca-glasgow.com