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Photography from Bangladesh

Gender Diversity We came in contact with Royal in 2017. In that year he had an exhibition in a gallery in Amsterdam. Because of personal reasons he could not come over for the vernissage and missed his first visit to Amsterdam. Royal is a nickname, since being an openly LGBTI activist or artist can be dangerous in Bangladesh. Royal was invited to show his work at the World Aids Conference in READ MORE

LGBTI Documentary Night at the Dutch Embassy in Bangkok, 25 January

Storytelling is at the root of improving the lives of LGBTI people. Change begins when LGBTI people are heard, when they leave a trail. Being part of cultural heritage begins with documenting your own culture. The Embassy of the Netherlands is hosting a one-evening festival of LGBTI documentary movies in the beautiful open-air setting of the Embassy Gardens. We are glad to invite you for this event on: Thursday evening READ MORE

Photography Series from Indonesia

Indonesia has a long history of paranoia against Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender people. The fear has driven many actions, one happened in February 2016, where an organization pressured the government to close a transgender Islamic school in Yogyakarta. Photographer Yoppy Pieter visited the students after Al-Falah was forcibly closed. On that occasion, they told him their stories, as a transgender and as a Muslim in a society that should provide READ MORE

Free premiere IRON LEGS: 17 june 2 pm in OBA Amsterdam

Iron Legs is a documentary about a lesbian women’s soccer team in Cambodia. You can sign up to attend this free premiere on 17 June simply by mailing the name(s) of those who will be attending to info@documentourhistorynow.org. You receive further details by mail later. The premiere will be part of our presentation, in which we will tell about and show samples of other projects and developments. The event will READ MORE

Channel G, a short documentary from Myanmar

The use of mobile phones exploded after the opening of the mobile market in 2014. Access to mobile devices grew from 6% to 80% between 2013 and 2016. Channel G, the nick name for gay dating sites, was quickly discovered. A short documentary about the first experiences. Click here. READ MORE

Dear Mom, a short documentary from Myanmar

A well prepared message on video: ” Mom, I have something to tell you. I am in love and……” . Click here READ MORE

Soulmates, a short documentary from Myanmar

The love story of the couple from Yesagyo (a township located near Bagan) and their family life. Click here READ MORE

Successful crowdfunding for Iron Legs, Cambodia

Many thanks to all the sponsors who made it happen: we managed to reach the crowdfunding goal in time! Cinecrowd (a platform for film/documentary crowdfunding) will soon transfer EUR 5000 to us, giving us the financial boost we need for this project. Filmmaker Vanna Hem is still filming the young lesbians on a Cambodian women’s soccer team and their lesbian coach. In October the team will travel from the province READ MORE

New: Love & Other Matters from Myanmar

Love & Other Matters introduces us to seven very different LGBT people living in Myanmar today. It is a warm and humorous documentary about that most human of traits: the desire to love, be loved and be accepted. It was created by filmmaker Su Su Hlaing and produced by Document Our History Now and the Yangon Film School, with financial support from the Kingdom of the Netherlands via the Dutch READ MORE

Annual and Financial Report 2015

Both are published on our website, click here: Annual Report 2015 Financial Report 2015 READ MORE
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