Dangerous Living: Coming Out in the Developing World

Overview

After Stonewall director John Scagliotti approaches the issue of international gay rights in the documentary Dangerous Living: Coming Out in the Developing World. With the 2001 police raid on an Egyptian disco at its center, the film explores several global instances of mistreatment against homosexuals. Through interviews and personal accounts, Scagliotti finds human rights violations and other dire conditions in Honduras, Samoa, India, Namibia, Pakistan, and Vietnam. This film also includes a discussion of pop ...
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Overview

After Stonewall director John Scagliotti approaches the issue of international gay rights in the documentary Dangerous Living: Coming Out in the Developing World. With the 2001 police raid on an Egyptian disco at its center, the film explores several global instances of mistreatment against homosexuals. Through interviews and personal accounts, Scagliotti finds human rights violations and other dire conditions in Honduras, Samoa, India, Namibia, Pakistan, and Vietnam. This film also includes a discussion of pop culture images, the Internet, and the progression of changing attitudes in some countries. Narrated by Janeane Garofalo, Dangerous Living was screened at the 2003 San Francisco Gay & Lesbian Film Festival.
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Special Features

Shocking footage of the Cairo 52 trial; Interviews with representative Barney Frank, new DNC chairman Howard Dean and director John Scagliotti; Ambassador James Hormel introduces leading human rights organizations; Human rights watch film notes; Biographies; Trailer gallery
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/24/2005
  • UPC: 720229911566
  • Original Release: 2003
  • Rating:

  • Source: First Run Features
  • Time: 60:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 87,955

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Janeane Garofalo Voice Only
Technical Credits
John Scagliotti Director
Adnan Ali Cinematographer
Janet Baus Producer
Richard Davis Editor
Don DiNicola Score Composer
Michael Hanish Cinematographer, Editor
John Hanlon Cinematographer
John Hanlon Cinematographer
Dan Hunt Cinematographer, Producer
Jayashree Cinematographer
Liza Miller Cinematographer
Adriana Pacheco Rincon Cinematographer
Anat Salomon Cinematographer, Editor
Shayla Sellars Cinematographer
Wendy Wallas Cinematographer
Reid Williams Executive Producer
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Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Party on the Nile [5:22]
2. Gay Visibility [8:06]
3. Developing Struggles [7:42]
4. Police Crackdown [9:22]
5. Criminal Offense [7:59]
6. Cultural History [8:43]
7. Living in Exile [7:48]
8. Credits [3:00]
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Menu

Side #1 --
   Start Film
   Chapters
   Special Features
      Raw Footage of the Cairo 52 Trial
      Interview With Director John Scagliotti
      Frank's and Dean's Political Machinations
      Ambassador James Hormel on Human Rights Organizations
      Film Notes
      Biographies
         Producer - Janet Baus
         Producer/Project Coordinator - Dan Hunt
         Director - John Scagliotti
      Human Rights Watch Selects
   First Run Features
      Before Stonewall
      Live Nude Girls Unite
      Venus Boyz
   Human Rights Watch
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