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December 29 2008

Despite the numerous protests of Catholic (and other) public, in Santiago (the capital of Chile) was the first international gay lesbian film festival.

"Down with art sodomites!" - With the protests made by Russian public Santiago who demonstrated near the Library of Santiago, which were movies film festival.

However, there were sympathetic to sexual minorities. So, before the Spanish cultural center was a mini-demonstration with banners "Freedom - gays and lesbians!"

It is noteworthy that support for an inspection had (along with the Embassy of the Netherlands) and the Spanish Embassy. In this country, with the advent of the socialist attitude towards sexual minorities has changed in the direction of liberalization.

Total on review, which lasted three days, it was shown 22 films, and one of the sessions took place outdoors on the square near the presidential palace La Moneda. This, according to one of the organizers of the festival, the organizers wanted to attract attention to the problems of gay and lesbian community in the country. Street show gathered a few thousand spectators, many of whom came to the palace only out of curiosity.

The greatest interest in the festival called the documentary "So says the Bible", devoted to the sexual minorities in the Bible and the situation of gays and lesbians within the church.

Total Film Festival, whose program had been presented pictures from Chile, Australia, Belgium, Netherlands and other countries in the world, visited by more than 10 000 people. Which allowed the main activist activities Eduardo Killed call review of 'more positive development than planned. "

Alexander Gray

Андрей Гальперин

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