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I'm Coming Out / Java (Firm).

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©2010.
Description1 streaming video file (45 min.) : sound, color
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Contents Film Prelude: Introduction of Male Subjects (2:11) -- Difficult Childhood (3:24) -- Coming Out in Mid-Life (2:00) -- Gay Lifetime/Gay Lifestyle (5:20) -- In Search of a Significant Other (1:28) -- A Lifetime of Hiding (1:56) -- Homosexuality and Islam (3:36) -- Coming Out to a Friend (6:59) -- Wise Counsel from a Friend (2:36) -- Coming Out: Change of Heart (3:44) -- Coming Out to Family (5:38) -- Desire for Acceptance (1:44) -- Self-Acceptance (2:46) -- Credits: I'm Coming Out (1:06)
Abstract Ahmad is a 24-year-old gay man who is comfortable with his sexual identity. Neil is a 55-year-old gay man hoping to overcome a lifetime of hiding who he really is. This program accompanies the two when they return home with the idea of coming out to family members. Though their lifestyles are different, Neil and Ahmad share the same fears and sensitivities as they consider the impact their news will have on loved ones. Ironically, Neil is the one who eventually reveals his sexuality; Ahmad cannot bear the pain he imagines he might inflict. Filmed with respect for the feelings of both the men and those they come out to, the video provides a candid glimpse into a long struggle for acceptance and stands as encouragement to those in a similar place.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on March 03, 2011.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 10 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Java (Firm), 2010.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number43639 Films Media Group

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