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Free Screening – QueerEdge: From Gay to Queer Liberation

August 21 @ 5:30 pm9:00 pm

Free

This feature documentary links the principles and tenets of gay liberation in the Stonewall era to today’s queer liberation movement.  Over 30 academics, activists and artists share in-depth insights on their queer liberation sensibilities.  From historical referencing to contemporary and modern day issues affecting the LGBTQ communities, revealed is an internal divide between those who have sought and are content with equality and those who challenge mainstreaming and continue to fight for liberation.  A critical, socio-political analysis of gender and sexual politics is provided, highlighting the importance of maintaining a liberationist perspective for the LGBTQ movement.  Free event, post-screening Talkback panel with film director and activists Charlie Hill and Marie Robertson and light refreshments.

Details

Date:
August 21
Time:
5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
www.queeredge.ca

Organizer

Queer Ontario
Phone:
(416) 392-6874
Email:
info@queerontario.org
Website:
www.queerontario.org

Venue

Ottawa Public Library – Main Branch – In the Auditorium
120 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, K1P5M2
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Phone:
(613) 580-2940