‘For Audre, Stories of Black Lesbian Motherhood’

Date / Time

July 19, 2014

2:00 pm

Monthly movie series Sistah Sinema Chicago presents three short films and discussion. Sponsored by the Gender and Sexuality Center and Gallery 400. $10; free to UIC students, faculty and staff with i-card. 773-319-9332.

Sistah Sinema is a national program that showcases the films and culture of queer women of color. “For Audre, Stories of Black Lesbian Motherhood,” the Sistah Sinema screening inspired by the life of the late black feminist writer Audre Lorde, includes three short films: “If She Grows Up Gay” by Karen Sloe Goodman, and Tina Mabry’s “Brooklyn’s Bridge to Jordan” and “Crossover.” Sistah Sinema Chicago screenings, scheduled at Gallery 400 through December, are followed by a moderated discussion to foster dialogue examining the struggles and opportunities unique to queer women of color.


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