Mamis: A Family Portrait

Mamis: A Family Portrait

Mamis

Being gay in Cuba has never being easy. For women it's even more difficult, they have to face the double standard of being women and gay in a society with a high level of machismo. Even more... More
19m Cuba 2013
Subtitles
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Tags
Lesbian Romance Family Documentaries Latin-America Shorts

Synopsis

Being gay in Cuba has never being easy. For women it's even more difficult, they have to face the double standard of being women and gay in a society with a high level of machismo. Even more complicated is being a lesbian mother. They don't have access to adoption or IV, but in Cuba there is always a way. Mamis is a story about Violeta, Isabel, Tamara and Yoana: some Cuban women who found their own way. Women who never liker to ask for permission to live their lives, despite the prejudices and rules of Cuban society.

Details

Country
Cuba
Language
Spanish
Director
Virginia Fuentes
Cast
VioletaIsabelTamaraYoana
Awards
Leeds International LGBT Film Festival 2013- Best Short Documental Film, Pensacola International Film Festival 2013 - Special Mention, Festival Internacional de Cine LGBT de Las Islas Canarias 2013 - Best International Short Documental Film

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