Wednesday, 20 March 2013

Video; Asylum - Bisi | PBS Online Film Festival 2013

"Asylum - Bisi," a short documentary film about Bisi Alim, who was one of the first Nigerians to openly discuss his homosexuality on national television and as a result, has put his life of the line. Alimi faced death threats, stiff opposition, physical and verbal attacks because of his intimate orientation and for his decision to be openly gay. Now a gay right activist and works with HIV/AIDS programmes, Alimi found asylum in the United Kingdom. He’s documentary features Funmi Iyanda and is also shortlisted for American Public Broadcasting Service Online Film Festival (PBS)

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