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Saturday, August 21 • 10:30am - 12:00pm
LGBTQ Narrative Shorts Block

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LGBTQ SHORTS BLOCK

Title: THE BEAUTY PRESIDENT
Director: Whitney Skaugeis
Run Time: 09:56
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: “If a bad actor can be president, why not a good drag queen?” In 1992, Joan Jett Blakk made a historic bid for the White House as one of the first openly queer write-in candidates. Today, Terence Smith, the man behind the persona, reflects back on his place in gay rights history at the height of the AIDS crisis.

Title: LAST SUMMER WITH UNCLE IRA
Director: Gary Jaffe, Katie Ennis
Run Time: 12:36
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: Summer, 1991. Before he leaves for his last year at summer camp, closeted teenager Daniel is nudged by his mother Rachel to share a moment and a glass of lemonade with his Uncle Ira, who is dying of complications from HIV/AIDS. Ira wants to talk about their shared identity together before time runs out, but Daniel may not be ready to take that step. Starring Emmy-nominee Wayne Wilcox ("Gilmore Girls," "Only Children"), Igby Rigney ("Blue Bloods") and Tony Award-winner Stephanie J. Block ("Rise," "Madam Secretary.")A government official faces a tough decision after two FBI agents question him about his sexuality.

Title: THE SOUND OF SILENCE
Director: Tracy Nganare Gotoas
Run Time: 12:26
Country of Origin: France
Ratings: Language
Synopsis: During his birthday, Andrea has an announcement to make to his family.

Title: IDDA
Director: Salvatore Sclafani
Run Time: 14:00
Country of Origin: Italy
Ratings: None
Synopsis: A month before her wedding, Lucia and her fiancé travel to southern Italy to set the last details for the event. After reconnecting with her cousin in her childhood home tough, she will start to question her life choices in sight of new unexpected temptations.

Title: THE LAST GIFT
Director: Alex Preston
Run Time: 06:00
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: None
Synopsis: When Jamie brings a special gift to his ex-boyfriend’s college graduation, he learns that loving someone also means letting them go.

Title: LAVENDER BOY
Director: Donavan Edwards
Run Time: 09:45
Country of Origin: United States
Ratings: Adult Situations
Synopsis: A government official faces a tough decision after two FBI agents question him about his sexuality.

Title: GOD'S DAUGHTER DANCES
Director: Sungbin BYUN
Run Time: 24:53
Country of Origin: Korea
Ratings: None
Synopsis: A transgender female dancer, Shin-mi, gets a call from the Military Manpower Administration, to attend for the Military Service Examination. Shin-mi, with everything in readiness, takes her steps to the Military Manpower Administration.

Saturday August 21, 2021 10:30am - 12:00pm EDT
Douglass Theatre 355 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Macon, GA 31201

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