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Senda Ben Jebara speaks to the BBC on the Mawjoudin Queer Film Festival

LGBT Film festivals do not happen very often on the African continent and the Mawjoudin Queer Film Festival is one of the few. The event is held in Tunisia and is hosted by a Tunisian non-governmental association which defends the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Senda Ben Jebara, one of the organisers, spoke to Focus on Africa’s Audrey Brown on the festival and how they do it despite the country’s anti-gay law, where people can face three years in prison for homosexuality.

Listen below.

 

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