3 weeks Kenyan filmmaker hopes to follow in Hollywood’s LGBTQ footsteps Inquirer |LS
by Joe JACKSON The Kenyan director behind a new documentary about a gay couple struggling for acceptance in the East African country hopes its film industry can mirror Hollywood’s progressive role in promoting LGBTQ rights. Peter Murimi, whose documentary “I Am Samuel” screens at the London Film Festival this weekend, is the latest filmmaker to depict a same-sex relationship in sub-Saharan Africa in the face of religious and cultural conservatism. He believes portraying more gay people on the big screen […] The post Kenyan filmmaker hopes to follow in Hollywood’s LGBTQ footsteps appeared first on Inquirer Lifestyle. ... more