ITHACA, NY — The Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen series at Ithaca College will show ”Radical Harmonies” — a documentary chronicling the rich history of the women’s music movement — on Thursday, March 21. The 7 p.m. screening in Textor 103 is free and open to the public.
Through festival and performance footage, interviews and archival material, “Radical Harmonies” delves into the rich and beautiful history of women creating a cultural life based in a commitment to diversity, personal integrity, feminism and women loving women. It features such early stars as Cris Williamson, Margie Adam and Holly Near as well as contemporary artists the Indigo Girls, Ani DiFranco and Melissa Ferrick.
“Radical Harmonies” won the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the 2002 San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival and the Award for OUTstanding Soundtrack at the Outfest Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival in 2003.
Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen is sponsored by the Ithaca College Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Education, Outreach, and Services. The theme of this year’s series is “Music: From A Cappella to Queercore.” For more information, visit www.ithaca.edu/lgbt.