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Gender Me (2008) January 16, 2008, NRK

Documentary

Gender Me is a road movie about Mansour’s voyage into the world of Islam. It is a personal odyssey through a world of taboos, filled with contradictory images. He explores questions regarding faith and gender in Islam with a special focus on the unusual stories of Muslim gays. Mansour is a homosexual Iranian refugee who has been living in Oslo for the past 18 years where he works as a pharmacist. Now he wants to travel back to Istanbul, where he lived for two years before he was granted asylum in Norway.

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Production Company  Integral Film AS
Producer  Jørgen Lorentzen
Director Nefise Özkal Lorentzen
Original Idea & Manuscript Nefise Özkal Lorentzen
Cinematographers  Nefise Özkal Lorentzen, Nils Petter Lotherington, Cengiz Tanc
Editor Mette Chang Munthe-Kaas
Animation  Morten Haslerud, Simon M. Valentine
Composer Tor Lindberg
Sound  Håkon Lammetun

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SCREENED ON NRK 2008

2013
Q Film Festival, Jakarta, Indonesia.

2012
Scandinavian Film Festival, LA, USA
XXIV Alfàs del Pi Cinema Festival, Madrid, Spain.
Ankara International Fillm Festival,Turkey.

2011
Cine del Mediterráneo, Madrid, Spain.

2009
Huesca Film Festival, Spain.
Barcelona Gay& Lesbian Film Festival.

2008
Amandus Film Festival, Norway,
1001 Documentary Film Festival, Turkey.
Bodrum Film Fesival, Turkey.
Volda Interantional Doc Film Festival, Norway.
Dokumentar.IST Film Festival, Istanbul, Turkey.
Boston Turkish Film Festival, USA, Boston.

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