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Saturday Church Screening and Panel Discussion

April 11 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In celebration of FIT’s LGBTQI community, come to a free screening of the 2018 film Saturday Church and panel discussion with the film’s star, Luka Kain. The film follows “Ulysses, a shy and effeminate boy, who is struggling with questions about his gender identity. He finds an escape by creating a world of fantasy filled with dance and music. Ulysses’ journey takes a turn for the better when he finds a vibrant transgender community.”

A panel comprised of FIT community members will join Luka in discussion of issues surrounding societal perceptions and self realization.

Panelists:
Luka Kain, actor, Saturday Church
Kim Cunningham, Social Sciences
Roberta Degnore, Social Sciences
Michelle Handelman, Film and Media
Nate Restrepo, FIT 2017 class valedictorian

Moderated by Dr. Susan Breton, Counseling Center

This event is made possible by a Connecting Our Community grant; the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Love Your Library; and FIT’s Safe Zone initiative.

This event is for the FIT community only. 

Details

Date:
April 11
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

John E. Reeves Great Hall
Conference Center
New York City, NY 10001 United States
Phone:
212 217.7999
Website:
http://www.fitnyc.edu/visit/map.php