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HOMO ERECTUS

World Premiere

Alejandro Lora. 2010. Cuba. Fiction. 40 min.

THE BRONX MUSEUM OF THE ARTS 4/9 @ 6:00 PM Directors present for Q&A

 

 





Jorgito, a young male who is in the process of figuring out his true sexual identity, decides to tell his macho dad, Benito, that he is gay. As shocking twists unfold in this serious yet hilarious story, we are reminded that love conquers all. It emphasizes a family’s role in the formation and sexual orientation of children during their developmental stages.

Homo Erectus nos da una idea de la homosexualidad en la Cuba de hoy. Jorgito, un hombre joven que está en el proceso de averiguar su verdadera identidad sexual, decide contarle al machista de Benito, que además es su padre, que es gay. Giros impactantes que se desarrollan en esta seria pero divertida historia que todavía nos recuerda que el amor lo puede todo.