17 мая 2021

«We have not lived in vain»

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The documentary of Bart Staszewski and Nick Antipov


This film is a Polish-Belarusian production telling the story of the protests that erupted in Belarus through the eyes of LGBT activists. Olya, Zhenya, and Sveta tell what it is like to be LGBT+ people and fight for equal rights in the country where the revolution is taking place.

LGBT+ people face violence and abuse when arrested, but often also misunderstandings at the marches themselves. "Why are you here? This is not your protest! " – hear in response to rainbow flags in Minsk.

Personal stories of queer people who got a chance to be heard.

Duration: 21 min