How a gay Afghan boy escaped war-torn Kabul and found himself

“What you see in the film, what you hear in the film, is the very first time he [Amin Nawabi] shares the story. And he was concerned to be in the public eye with something that is very traumatic for him,” says filmmaker Jonas Poher Rasmussen. Photo courtesy of NEON.

In “Flee,” Danish filmmaker Jonas Poher Rasmussen interviews his longtime friend Amin Nawabi, an LGBTQ Afghanistan native, about fleeing his war-torn home, shedding secrets, and connecting his past and present.

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