Queer Movie Night

(Graphic by Elija Janka)

7:00-8:30 p.m. on the 4th Monday of each Month

Zoom link for Queer Movie Night: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85916588712

QUEER MOVIE NIGHT works like a book club; participants view the same movie independently, and meet via Zoom on the 4th Monday of each month for a group discussion of that month’s film. If you don’t have access to the movie or the service where he movie is streaming, have a question, or would like to be added to our QMN mailing list ( only Queer Movie Night related information is sent to this mailing list), contact us and we can help! Contact Queer Movie Night

Monday, May 24: The Times of Harvey Milk (1984)

From Kanopy.com:

“A true twentieth-century trailblazer, Harvey Milk was an outspoken human rights activist and one of the first openly gay U.S. politicians elected to public office; even after his assassination in 1978, he continues to inspire disenfranchised people around the world.

The Academy Award-winning THE TIMES OF HARVEY MILK, directed by Robert Epstein and produced by Richard Schmiechen, was as groundbreaking as its subject. One of the first feature documentaries to address gay life in America, it’s a work of advocacy itself, bringing Milk’s message of hope and equality to a wider audience.

This exhilarating trove of original documentary material and archival footage is as much a vivid portrait of a time and place (San Francisco’s historic Castro District in the seventies) as a testament to the legacy of a political visionary.”

The film can be viewed with a subscription to the Criterion Channel or at Kanopy.com (available for free through your local library).

View Matt Lawrence’s extended description of The Times of Harvey Milk here.

Upcoming movies:

June 28–Saving Face
July 26–Upstairs Inferno
Aug 23–Quatro Lunas
Sept 27–High Art 

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Page Updated 9 May 2021

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