Social Justice Film Series
Each semester, the Center hosts a series of films and discussions addressing topics related to cultural pluralism. Below are this semester's films, and some information about previous semesters' showings.
Fall 2014 Social Justice Film Series
Genderf*nation: A Gender Emancipation • September 3, 2014
Genderf*nation explores the lives of six individuals who don't conform to the binary gender system and their journeys through a society that doesn't fully accept their identities.
Carmen's Place/I'm Just Anneke • September 24, 2014
In Collaboration with Outright Vermont
These short films detail the lives of transgender youth. Carmen's Place details a shelter for transgender teens in Queeens, NY. I'm Just Anneke follows the life of a 12-year-old who is exploring their gender identity.
Sins Invalid • October 8, 2014
Part of Disability Awareness Month
In Collaboration with RU12's LGBTQ Disabilities Network
Sins Invalid narrates a performance project of artists with disabilities, artists of color and queer and gender-variant artists who use the stage to work towards disability justice within their community.
Last Chance • October 29, 2014
In collaboration with the UVM Chapter of Amnesty International
Last Chance tells the stories of five asylum seekers who flee their native countries to escape homophobic violence and the hurdles they face integrating into Canada.
No Look Pass • November 12, 2014
In Collaboration with Generation Out Athlete Team (GOAT)
This coming-of-age story follows Emily "Etay" Tay, a first gen-Burmese immigrant from LA, who strives to play professional basketball in Germany while coming out as a lesbian.
All films are screened at 7:30 PM in L/L Commons, Room 216
Check back later for more info about previous Social Justice Film Series.
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