Abominable Crime, The
dinsdag 24 maart 2015 - 18:00
Studio, Filmhuis Den Haag
Want to be there? Make reservations at the ticket office of Filmhuis Den Haag or by phone thorugh 070 - 3656030. The diner costs are 14,50 euro for a meal and a drink. You can pick up your meal at the restaurant of Filmhuis Den haag.
The audience can dine while attending a storytelling session by one of the AMOA human rights activists and has the opportunity to meet he guests in an informal setting.
Jamaica, the Caribbean island known for its reggae music, also has a less positive track record as a country where gay, lesbian and transgender people suffer enormous violence. Lawyer Maurice Tomlinson featured in The Abominable Crime was the most visible advocate for the rights of homosexuals in Jamaica for years, until he was outed by a local newspaper. Forced to leave Jamaica, he did not give up the fight. ‘From abroad I can be more outspoken.’