Annual Film Series - Fall 2017 Film Screening Schedule

Out of the Closet and Onto the Screen Film Series - this year's theme:
Rights, Resistance, Resilience:
Exploring themes of marginalization, immigration, the criminal justice system, isolation, prejudice, solidarity, community, equity, and liberation

Fall 2017
All screenings at 7 pm in Textor 101

Tuesday September 5
The Freedom To Marry
A riveting ride alongside Evan Wolfson, the man known as architect of the equal marriage movement, and his team as they wage a decades long battle all the way to the United States Supreme Court. Both a primer for social change and a behind-the-scenes look at how regular people can actually make a difference.  

Tuesday October 3
El Canto del Colibri - in Spanish, with English subtitles
Screening in in observance of Latinx Heritage Month.
Much like the seldom-heard song of the hummingbird, the voices of Latino fathers are rarely heard in addressing LGBTQ issues. A story of Latino fathers dealing with issues of immigration, faith, prejudice, isolation, marriage equality, machismo, culture, hope, solidarity, and the process of their LGBTQ children coming out.  

Tuesday November 7
The Revival: Women and the Word
Chronicles the creation of an international salon-styled tour led and supported by women. It tells the story of a group of five dynamic poets and musicians to become stewards of a movement that builds community among queer women of color, upholds literary arts excellence, and occupies living rooms across the country. 

Tuesday December 5
How To Survive A Plague 

Screening in observance of World AIDS Day
The story of how activism and innovation turned AIDS from a death sentence into a manageable condition. Chronicles mostly HIV-positive activists, advocates and allies who, faced with their own mortality, broke the mold as improbable, radical warriors taking on Washington and the medical establishment. 

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Luca Maurer at or 607-274-7394. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.