The short documentary tells the story of Leo, a young stand-up comedian from Armenia.
7 July 2023
Greta Harutyunyan
Leo is a stand-up artist from Armenia who is not afraid to talk about topics that have been taboo for years. Armenian media has been “colonized” by foreign media outlets for decades. Russian media influence has always been significant, especially in comedy. Comedy shows were flooded with discriminatory speech and sexism and homophobia were an integral part of jokes. Leo uses his routine to address these issues and create new ways of talking about queer lives in Armenia.

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