Documentary: What You've Heard About Latino Dads of LGBT Kids Isn't True -


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Everybody's coming-out is totally different, however Marco Castro-Bojorquez, the director and producer of the brand new documentary El Canto del Colibrí, knew from expertise that the assumption that Latino immigrant men are homophobic was unfaithful. So he got down to use movie to interrupt that stereotype. 

El Canto del Colibrí, which interprets in English to "the hummingbird's music," showcases Latino immigrant fathers and their relationship with their LGBT youngsters. Within the trailer, one father brings up the stereotype that Mexican mother and father are homophobic. "You are Mexican, they usually do not settle for their homosexual youngsters," he says. The identical father later says, "You are my son, and I really like you simply the best way you're." 

"I need to present that there are Latino immigrant fathers who love their LGBT youngsters unconditionally and that they reaffirm their love as they share their experiences with us, and that their journey wasn’t straightforward," said Castro-Bojorquez

Castro-Bojorquez, who additionally works at Lambda Authorized as a group educator, hopes that viewers of El Canto del Colibrí will change their hearts and minds about LGBT individuals. "I need to deliver actual hope to the group that's the goal of insults each day from a rustic we love and we name residence. We aren't going anyplace!" said the director. 

Watch the trailer under. The complete movie is obtainable on demand via Vimeo