Veil Of Silence – A Nigerian LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender & Human Rights Film. (Very much needed film, too many of us cant be out at home for fear of life. bravo to folks taking action on a levels to secure human rights, dignity, and those brave to live out loud.)
On the brink of an impending law that could re-write their destinies, young group of sexual minorities in Nigeria defy all odds in the pursuit of happiness.
In the midst of all, their strength, resilience, vulnerability is brought to fore in this informative and mind-blowing documentary
Produced and Directed by Habeeb Lawal
Cinematography by; Emmy Award winner, Greg Harriott.
Editor: Zishun Ning
Asst.Editor: Joe Parker
Original Music Score: John Delvento, Miles Bergsma.
Executive Producer: TIERS
hmm, life sha
Do you want to get involved with The People Project?
I am the co-founder and the co-director of this organization and we will be hosting a Volunteer Potluck Orientation Session on Sunday November 24th at 4:00 pm at our current offices at Glad Day Bookshop. We will also be offering the session via Livestream for folks who can’t access the space.
It is currently not an accessible space, but we are excited to share that we will be moving to one next year!
'The People Project is an ever-growing movement of LGBTTQQ2SIA young folks of color and our allies, committed to individual and community empowerment.
We are an organization facilitating innovative arts and leadership opportunities for and by Queer & Trans young people of colour as well as for folks of all ages who are allies.
We are also available to consult, train and educate youth service providers and allies around anti-oppression and intersectionality.
Take a look at our 2012 year in review and some of the projections from 2013
We are looking for support in web design, workshop facilitation, community archiving (photos & videos), childcare, potlucks & dialogues, public art making and group field trips to community art events. Join us and learn about our different projects and events including our upcoming Dinner Dialogue on November 28th on Radical Parenting where we hear from parents who are homeschooling their kids, community activists & artists and other approaches. (Also let me know if you are parent who would like to share!)
*Accessible venue space to be announced & childcare to be provided at the Radical Parenting Dinner Dialogue