Tulsa, Oklahoma is a city in the midst of the USA’s Bible Belt with almost 400,000 inhabitants, over 4,000 churches and just one gay and lesbian youth centre. This is the meeting place for Larissa, Ben, D and other youths who, because of their decision to live gay, lesbian and transgender lives, are either not accepted or, on the contrary, have received strong support from their families and unconditional love.
- Jannik Splidsboel
- Henrik Bohm Ipsen
- Mikael Kloster Ebbesen
- Mathias Blomdahl
- WIDE HOUSE
- SONNTAG PICTURES
This downbeat but visually stylish essay is an intimate portrait piece with a strong undertow of political commitment.
Born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1964, he studied art and film in Rome where he now lives. He worked on numerous international projects as assistant director and production manager before he began focussing on documentaries in 1999. Alongside his film work he also teaches at international film schools. HOW ARE YOU, his portrait of the Danish-Norwegian artist couple Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset, screened in the Berlin IFF Panorama in 2011. His documentary DREAMS FROM THE OUTBACK (2019) was presented at Visions du Réel.His new documentary BEING ERIKO (2020) will premiere at CPH:DOX.