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QUEER YESTERYEAR - SHORTS PROGRAM

  • Gay City: Seattle's LGBTQ Center 517 East Pike Street Seattle, WA, 98122 United States (map)

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2019 | 2:00 PM | GAY CITY: SEATTLE’S LGBTQ CENTER

Take a step back in time and uncover stories from our collective queer past. 

This program is not deaf-friendly.

Total running time: 94 min.

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STONEWALL: THE MAKING OF A MONUMENT

Cheryl Furjanic; 2019; USA; 19 min.

From the director of BACK ON BOARD: GREG LOUGANIS (SQFF 2014) comes a timely portrait of the historical importance of Greenwich Village to the LGBTQ rights movement.

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NICE CHINESE GIRLS DON’T!

Jennifer Abod; 2019; USA; 20 min.

Meet Kitty Tsui, a Chinese-American poet-writer-activist-artist-bodybuilder who DID!


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FRAMING AGNES

Chase Joynt & Kristen Schilt; 2018; Canada/USA; 20 min.

Using the recently uncovered files of transgender patients from the 1950s, today’s trans culture-makers Zackary Drucker, Angelica Ross, Silas Howard, Max Wolf Valerio, and Chase Joynt travel back in time to breathe new life into these long-silenced pioneers. Winner of Best Short Film at Translations 2019!

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BEYOND “THERE'S ALWAYS A BLACK ISSUE, DEAR”

Claire Lawrie; 2018; UK; 35 min.

Ten black and queer trailblazers vividly recount what it was like growing up in Britain in the ’70s and ’80s—after the partial decriminalization of homosexuality—and the fierce ways they dared to be different through dance, art, fashion and music.


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