New Bedford LGBTQ Film Series kicks off with Moonlight! Join us for this FREE event for fun, learning, and snacks! Sun., 1/27, 1-4 p.m. at New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, NB. Resource tables from community partners, 1–4 p.m.; movie screening, 1–2:55 p.m.; panel/discussion, 2:55–3:45 p.m.
After a successful first year, the New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series has expanded and grown exponentially! We are excited to announce the addition of the New Bedford Free Public Library and the New Bedford Whaling Museum as partners for the Series.
“Due to the high attendance last year, the screenings have been moved to the theater inside the New Bedford Whaling Museum,” said Liz DiCarlo, Chair of the New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series; “While the 2018 series showcased documentaries, the 2019 season will feature contemporary films from various dimensions of LGBTQ life.”
The New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series will be hosted on the last Sunday of January, February, March, and April. Our FREE screenings start at 1 p.m., followed by a panel discussion. Resource tables from our community partners provide information on local services and a networking opportunity for LGBTQ individuals before and after the film until 4pm.
The Series opens with the play turned Oscar-winning film Moonlight, a look at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young black man growing up in Miami. His epic journey to manhood is guided by the kindness, support and love of the community that helps raise him.
The full series includes: Moonlight on January 27, 2019; Cloudburst on February 24, 2019; 3 Generations on March 31, 2019; and Pariah on April 28, 2019.All films start at 1:00pm at the New Bedford Whaling Museum, 18 Johnny Cake Hill, New Bedford MA.
To keep up to date, we invite you to follow us on Facebook at @NBLGBTQWinterFilmSeries or at www.sclgbtqnetwork.org.
The New Bedford LGBTQ Winter Film Series is a collaboration of community partners that include: , Community Counseling of Bristol County, Greater New Bedford Community Health Center, Health Imperatives, New Bedford Art Museum/ArtWorks!, New Bedford Free Public Library; New Bedford Historical Society, New Bedford Whaling Museum, New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, Seven Hills Behavioral Health, South Coast LGBTQ Network, The Women’s Center, UMass Dartmouth Center for Women, Gender & Sexuality, and YWCA Southeastern Massachusetts. We are united by our desire to foster understanding of LGBTQ culture and create networking opportunities and support for LGBTQ residents.c•••
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