The Legend of the Underground

The Legend of the Underground

The Legend of the Underground

In 2013, Nigeria introduced the anti-LGBTQ Same-Sex Marriage (Prohibition) Bill. This HBO documentary explores the battle fought today as seen through the eyes of non-conformist youths leading the charge against discrimination in their country.

202186 minsNigeria, USAHBO
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The Legend of the Underground / Reviews

RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

A resilient kaleidoscope of heels, dance, and strength.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The movie shows the tug of war between profit and public service by contrasting the civic-minded approach of Michael... with the actions of the prominent Nigerian activist James Brown... (who) also has ambitions to become a global influencer.

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