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

We had a great screening afternoon

We had a great LGBT documentary afternoon with almost 125 guests on 8 November . We showed Love and Other Matters (Myanmar) and Our Marriages (China). Thanks to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, IHLIA, Dennis Boutkan (Upstream consulting), KopArt, volunteers and our guest from China: documentary maker XiaoPei He. To see some video impressions, click below: Opening by Dennis Boutkan The impact of DOHN productions (Dennis Boutkan interviews Robert Witlox) READ MORE

September 25: presentation of Rainbow Agenda Myanmar and documentary Love and other matters. Myanmar friends: you are very welcome. Click below.

Press Release (English) Press Release (Myanmar) READ MORE

New initiative: Become a ‘Friend of DOHN’ and ….. receive benefits

Become a ‘Friend of DOHN’ by sponsoring us for just EUR 60 (or more). Click here. Your benefits include: an invitation to go with us to a LGBT documentary at IDFA documentary festival November 2015 a chance to be part of an interesting group of ‘Friends of DOHN’ free travel advice for those countries in Southeast Asia that we know well a little present from Asia Click here to become READ MORE

You are invited: Come watch LGBT documentaries at IHLIA in the Amsterdam Public Library (OBA) on 8 November

Join us at IHLIA in the Amsterdam Public Library (OBA) at Oosterdokskade 143 (7th floor, ‘Theaterzaal’) from 2 pm to 4:30 pm on 8 November. You are most welcome. Please sign up by mail: and let us know the name(s) of those who will be attending. Programme: Watch the inspiring and brand-new documentary Love and Other Matters, which DOHN produced. It gives good insight into LGBT lives in Myanmar, READ MORE

Now online: The full-length short documentary Shwe, by Christ (Myanmar)

‘When I dance I want everyone to laugh’. The irrepressible Shwe is a hairdresser by day and a transgender performer during the night. While his compatriots tend to be shy, Shwe chooses to be out, extroverted and outspoken. Shwe is a beautiful documentary film debut for director Christ. For the full documentary, click here. On this website page you will find a link to the trailer and a link to READ MORE

Now online: The full-length short documentary Open, by Khin Zarchi Latt (Myanmar)

Documentary Open (clik here) tells the story of Ko Latt, a young Myanmar artist who won the chance to study abroad with a scholarship. While living in Zurich, Switzerland, he fell in love. Surprisingly – and for the first time – this was with another man. Open explores cultural differences between Myanmar and the West when it comes to love and sexuality, and it explores what it means for a READ MORE

Now online: The full-length short documentary That’s the way I am, by Khin Thethtar Latt (Myanmar)

‘After I told the truth, I felt like a bird flying in the air.’ The documentary That’s the Way I Am (clik here) tells the story of Phyo Thit Luu, who lives an out-and-proud life as a gay man and as an LGBT rights activist in Yangon. Through his work he hopes to create a more accepting environment for future generations of LGBT people in Myanmar, a country where same-sex READ MORE