University of Vermont

Center for Cultural Pluralism

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

    All films are screened at 7:30 PM in L/L Commons, Room 216

  • genderf*nation

    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

    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

    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.

Previous semesters

Check back later for more info about previous Social Justice Film Series.

Spring 2014

Fall 2013

Fall Film Series Posters

Spring 2013

Spring Film Series Posters

Fall 2012

Fall Film Series Posters

Last modified August 21 2014 08:45 PM