“From the Same Soil”

Film Poster“From the Same Soil” is a recently released documentary film produced by the Scalabrini Centre and Amnesty International. It portrays the lives of three LGBT-individuals who have left their home countries because of discrimination and persecution to apply for refugee status in South Africa on the base of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity.

Despite the fact South African laws protect LGBT-individuals; the individuals portrayed encounter several challenges in their new communities.

You can watch the entire documentary film here: http://bit.ly/1kE083a

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