Proyección gratuita de ‘Ante Dios, Todos Somos Familia’ --Free viewing of "Before God, We Are All Family"
Latino LinQ te invita a la proyección gratuita de ‘Ante Dios, Todos Somos Familia’ – (‘Before God, We Are All Family’), una película producida por Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) y el proyecto ‘A La Familia’ del programa HRC Religion y Fe. Habrá una recepción de cortesía, refrescos y un breve foro de discusión.
Este evento es organizado por Latino LinQ en colaboración con Human Rights Campaign Foundation y la Asociación Latinoamericana.
Latino LinQ will host a free public screening of ‘Before God, We Are All Family’ (‘Ante Dios, Todos Somos Familia’), a film produced by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) and the ‘A La Familia’ project of the HRC Religion and Faith Program. Enjoy a complimentary reception, refreshments and a brief panel discussion.
Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Latin American Association 2750 Buford Hwy, Atlanta GA 30324
This brief documentary film explores the challenges faced by a variety of Latino families with strong religious views and children who are gay, bisexual or transgender.
The film is produced by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC) and the “A La Familia” project of the HRC Religion and Faith Program. It explores the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) people of deep faith (who have been told there is no place for them in their church of origin) and the experiences of their parents and siblings (who have been cruelly asked to choose between their religion and accepting their family).
In June 2016, a shooting during gay Latin night at an Orlando bar left 49 victims dead and dozens injured. Many of the Orlando nightclub shooting victims were LGBTQ Latinos and some had not disclosed their identity to their families. "We had been planning to show this documentary in October for many months," said Latino LinQ president Leo Martinez. "But after Orlando, the idea gained urgency. Messages of love, acceptance and under-standing are very important these days. Far too often, young adults find themselves victimized for differences of sexual attraction or gender identity and this stigma often results in depression, addiction, self-harm and even suicide."
This event is co-sponsored by Latino LinQ, the Latin American Association and the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.
To see the film preview trailer, visit www.bit.ly/2016docu .
This event is part of the “Stride Into Pride” series of activities that precede the October 8-9 Atlanta Pride Festival (www.atlantapride.org). This event is also co-promoted by Latino LinQ in collaboration with the Out On Film Festival, which takes place September 29th to October 6th.
This event is organized by Latino LinQ in collaboration with the Human Rights Campaign Foundation and the Latin American Association.
No "ticket" is required for attending this free public event. However, we encourage you to register using EventBrite to help ensure an accurate count of attendees. At the EventBrite registration page, a donation option will appear--but this is not required.