“Stories Of Our Lives,” Kenyan film tells stories of LGBT people in world premiere tonight at the Toronto International Film Festival
Kenyan film tells stories of LGBT lives
by Christopher Vourlias – THE SCRUTINEER – September 5, 2014
“A man arranges a sexual liaison with another man and sits in a hotel room, waiting for a knock on the door. Teenage girlfriends face an awkward reunion after being pulled apart by school officials. A woman and her female partner dream up an escape plan as angry mobs threaten to evict gays from their homes.
“These and other real-life stories, drawn from a collaborative project to document the lives of members of Kenya’s LGBT community, were the inspiration for “Stories Of Our Lives,” a collection of five fictional vignettes that will have its world premiere tonight at the Toronto International Film Festival.”
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