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Fight Racism! Fight Imperialism! presents: Cinema Fouad

18 July @ 19:30 - 21:30

This is the story of Oscar Halabi, a Syrian trans woman who fought alongside Palestinian groups in Lebanon with her male lover.
This documentary reveals her struggles to survive as a trans woman in Beirut during the 80s and 90s as a belly dancer and domestic worker; her romance with a militant in the Lebanese Civil War; her participation in high risk operations carried out by Palestinian forces against IDF backed Christian fascists; her struggle to attain gender reassignment surgery;  and her love of the arts.

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Date:
18 July
Time:
19:30 - 21:30
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