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The Making of "The Abominable Crime"

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Jamaica has the reputation of being one of the most violently anti-gay countries on earth. Male...

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Simone left her daughter Khayla behind in Jamaica in her bid for asylum. During their separation, Simone keeps a photo of Khayla on her cell phone. Image by Micah Fink. Netherlands, 2009.

In a country noted for its virulent and violent anti-gay culture the struggle of Jamaica's LBGT community goes on.

Director Micah Fink narrates a slideshow of images as he describes the making of The Abominable Crime.

The film will screen June 25, 2013, at Frameline37, the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival.

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