Des Hommes et Dieux (2003)

Genres - Culture & Society, Spirituality & Philosophy  |   Sub-Genres - Religions & Belief Systems, Sexuality  |   Run Time - 52 min.  |   Countries - Haiti  |  
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Anthropologist Anne Lescot and filmmaker Laurence Magliore team up to direct the documentary Des Hommes et Dieux (Of Men and Gods). Shot with digital video, the hour-long film concerns several gay men in Haiti who actively pursue voodoo religious practices. Several different men and a few priests in the Port-au-Prince area offer their perspectives on the matter. While homosexuality is still taboo in Haiti, there remains a growing gay community there. Of Men and Gods was shown at the 2003 L.A. Outfest.

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Haiti, homosexual, religious-freedom, voodoo