Annual Film Series - Fall 2013 Film Screening Schedule
LGBT & Allied Community Welcome Event!
Wednesday August 28 Born This Way: The Documentary
Follow Ithaca College's three a cappella groups as they record Lady Gaga's 'Born This Way' to raise money for LGBTQ youth. While chronicling the process of the groups learning, recording, and performing the song, the film also highlights members' personal stories of struggles with bullying due to their sexual identity. Daisy Krikun „13, a junior Television/Radio major at Ithaca College, directed this documentary as her Senior Media Thesis project along with her classmates Christine Williams, producer, Stefan Garcia, director of photography, and Liz Garcia, sound designer. This event will include refreshments and the opportunity to meet the LGBT Center program director, student staff, and student leaders of our four LGBT-themed student organizations on campus.
Thursday September 12: Edie & Thea: A Very Long Engagement
The love story that ended up at the Supreme Court, culminating in a historic decision in June. Shortly after they meet in New York‟s West Village in the early 1960s, Edie Windsor and Thea Clara Spyer become “engaged,” though the idea of a civil marriage for gay and lesbian couples was unthinkable at the time and would not come to pass for another 4 decades.
Wednesday October 2: Gay Pioneers
The story of the first organized annual gay civil rights demonstrations held in Philadelphia, New York and Washington DC from 1965-69.
Wednesday November 6: Key West, City of Colors
Key West becomes the inspiration for the 25th anniversary of the original Rainbow Flag. City officials collaborate with the originator of the flag, Gilbert Baker, to construct an 8,000 foot 3 ton flag that becomes a metaphor for both the community and diversity itself.
Wednesday December 4: How to Survive a Plague Screening in observance of World AIDS Day
Faced with their own mortality, an improbable group of mostly HIV-positive young men and women broke the mold as radical warriors taking on Washington and the medical establishment. How To Survive A Plague is the story of how activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition.
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