Queer In The Island - CANCELLED until further notice

Date: 
Monday, November 5, 2012 - 7:30pm
Location: 
The Brecht Forum - 451 West Street (btw Bethune & Bank)

November 5th, 2012 7:30 PM
FILM & DISCUSSION
Queer In The Island
Film Portraits of LGBTQ Dominican Experiences
Carlos Rodriguez
| 45 minutes | 2010 | Dominican Republic

The film AFUERA HAY AIRE documents the lives of numerous members of the LGBTQ community, their daily experiences and social struggles living in various parts of the Dominican Republic. It Addresses the issues surrounding Dominican LGBTQ visibility and activism, the threat of homophobia and hyper-masculinity to pro-LGBTQ legislation, and the political, religious, and social ramifications of this topic. Documentary that offers a broad and respectful look at the LGBTQ community in the Dominican Republic.

Come and join co-director of AFUERA HAY AIRE, Carlos Rodriguez on the screening and discussion of the documentary.