College of Staten Island (CSI) alumnus Raj Amit Kumar will release his first film in the United States, titled “Unfreedom.” The film is banned in India and addresses the trials and tribulations faced by members of the LGBT community in India as well as the harsh realities of Islamophobia. Kumar was featured in an article, “LGBT rights in India is battle of old Victorian morality vs. Hindu fundamentalism: Unfreedom director Raj Amit Kumar,” in The American Bazaar. The filmmaker graduated from CSI with a Masters of Arts in Cinema and Media Studies and began work on “Unfreedom” directly afterward.

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