The Appreciating Diversity Film Series, DiversityWorks, and the Piedmont League of Women voters proudly present:
OUT in America is a collection of unique, transformative stories and inspiring personal narratives told through the lens of the country’s most prominent LGBT figures and pioneers, as well as many average, yet extraordinary, citizens from Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender communities. The program weaves together diverse stories – from urban and rural America, from the heartland to
New England, from San Francisco to Harlem. Deeply moving and often humorous, viewers will get a glimpse of awakenings, first crushes, unlikely soul mates, intimacy and liberation. Against the backdrop of historical events, each also traces their own hopes, struggles, influences and contributions..towards advancements in equality and broad social change.
FREE Screenings! Wednesday, April 24 and Tuesday, April 30, 2013
"Out In America” delivers a compelling, multi-layered portrait of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Americans through their own words and experiences. The film connects common themes running through numerous personal stories about growing up, coming out, nurturing relationships, overcoming social and familial challenges, fighting discrimination and HIV and achieving individual status and respect in America.
TWO SCREENINGS: What: "Out in America”, a documentary film When: April 24, 2013 6:30 pm reception 7:00 pm film showing 8:20 pm facilitated community discussion Where: Ellen Driscoll Theater / Frank Havens School / 325 Highland Ave, Piedmont, Ca 94611 (near the corner of Oakland Ave. & Highland) FREE FREE FREE For more information: diversityfilmseries.com; Or call 510 835-9227.
There will be a second free showing on April 30 at The New Parkway / 474 24th Street, Oakland, Ca 94612 at 6:30 pm FREE FREE FREE (AND you get to experience The New Parkway — a terrific new venue in Oakland — Check it out -- www.thenewparkway.com 510 658-7900)