Be Like Others

LGBT Content: Gay, Transgender Genre: Documentary, 74 min. Language: Farsi English Sub-Titles Rating: NR Director: Tanaz Eshaghian Writer: Tanaz Eshaghian Distributor: TBA Release Date: Canada, 2008 Synopsis: Be Like Others is a fascinating look at gender reassignment in a country where homosexuality is punishable by death. Unable to be open about their love, many gay individuals in fundamentalist Iran choose to undergo the painful surgery that allows them to be part of a socially sanctioned couple. Official Website: Screening at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Wednesday, January 14, 3:30 PM Palm Springs Regal 9 Thursday, January 15, 9:30 AM Palm Springs Regal 9