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A Gay Girl in Damascus: The Amina Profile
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A Gay Girl in Damascus: The Amina Profile

A Gay Girl in Damascus: The Amina Profile

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1h25m Canada 2015

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Amina ARRAF, a Syrian-American revolutionary launches her provocatively named blog, A Gay Girl in Damascus. As the Syrian uprising gains momentum, she acquires a huge following. But it’s Amina’s subsequent abduction allegedly by the Syrian secret police that sparks an international movement to save her from torture, rape or even death. Traveling from countries to countries, director Sophie DERASPE chronicles Amina’s long-distance girlfriend, Sandra BAGARIA, and her quest to track down the key players who will ultimately reveal the identity of her erstwhile lover.

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Country: Canada
Director: Sophie Deraspe
Awards: Sundance Film Festival 2015, Inside Out Toronto LGBT Film Festival 2015, Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival 2015 - Special Jury Prize for Canadian Documentary, Women Make Waves Film Festival, Taiwan 2015

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