Fireflies (Luciernagas)

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Fireflies (Luciernagas)


Saturday Aug 10 03:15 PM


Doris Duke Theatre


General Admission: $12.00


About the Film:

Part of Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival 2019

Presented by: University of Phoenix

Directed by Bani Khoshnoudi. Mexico. 2018. 88 min. English and Spanish and Persian with English subtitles.
When Ramin hid on a cargo ship leaving Turkey, he never expected to end up in Veracruz, Mexico by accident. Having escaped persecution as a young gay man in his home country, Iran, he suddenly finds himself far from everything he knows, living the life of an exile in this nostalgic, tropical port where his past and future are constantly challenged. 


Preceded by: 

The Other Side (Al Otro Lado)
Directed by Rodrigo Alvarez Flores. Mexico. 2018. 15 min. Spanish with English subtitles.
Felipe and Claudio form a very particular relationship, somehow destiny pulls them apart taking Claudio to the United States. Now Felipe must embark on a journey where he will risk everything in his pursuit of happiness, so he can finally meet Claudio at the other side of the border. 
2018 Iris Prize Shortlist

Last: Women’s/Queer Shorts Showcase
Gay Chorus Deep South :Next