Thursday, September 4th, 7:00pm
Curated by Hellura Lyle
Out In the Night
Blair Dorosh-Walther, 2014, 75 min.
Out in the Night is a documentary that tells the story of a group of young African American lesbian friends who are out, one hot August night in 2006, in the gay friendly West Village in New York City. When they are violently and sexually threatened by a man on the street, they defend themselves and are charged and convicted in the courts and in the media as a 'Gang of Killer Lesbians'.
Screening followed by Q&A with Director Blair Dorosh-Walther, and film subjects Renata Hill, Patreese Johnson & Terrain Dandridge.
(Preceded by…) How To Be A Girl
Directed & Animated by Marlo Mack, 2014, 7min.
When Marlo Mack’s son was three years old, he told his mom that she was actually her daughter. Three years later, she is the mother of a happy, confident, six-year-old girl. How To Be A Girl tells the story of how one mother let go of the son she never really had and wound up with a beautiful transgender daughter.
Post-screening reception sponsored by Harlem Pride.
Fostering fellowship and informed discussion within Harlem’s LGBT community.