The JBFC will offer Masked Matinees for the first screenings of the day on Sundays and Mondays through July 25. While in the building, staff and customers will be required to wear masks unless enjoying concessions while seated. Details HERE.

Pride Over Prejudice: Queer Life Across Generations

June 14–29, 2022

Despite the growing visibility of Pride Month in recent years, the LGBTQIA community has continued to face discrimination and violence, with attacks on trans children, “don’t say gay” bills flooding the country, and a rise in hate crimes. It’s clear now more than ever — the work is far from done. In a time where Pride has become increasingly commercialized, it’s vital to remember that it’s more than just one month of parades and PR campaigns. Pride is the force within us that allows us to be ourselves, to show up to the world in all our authenticity, to love without abandon, and to never give up in the fight for equality.

In Pride Over Prejudice: Queer Life Across Generations, we bear witness to those who have dedicated their lives to fighting for one another, for equality, and for happiness. In presenting these films, we want to raise the voices of those who have been pushed to the margins—not just of society, but even within queer spaces—such as people of color, trans individuals, and women. We also celebrate that in the midst of struggle and setbacks, we find deep, overflowing, queer joy in our community, in music, in art, and in living.

These films invite us to honor the legacies of those who came before us, celebrate their triumphs, grieve for their losses, and fight fearlessly for future generations. — Adrienne Frank, Series Curator

Read a special note for Pride Month from Series Curator Adrienne Frank on the JBFC Blog.

Rebel Dykes June 14, 2022 In 1980s London, a tight-knit group of queer friends met at Greenham Common peace camp and went on to become…
Moroni for President June 20, 2022 In 2014, Moroni Benally, armed with radical ideas and frustration about a lack of progress, took on the establishment when…
The Whistle June 27, 2022 In the 1970s & 80s, a group of lesbian youth in Albuquerque, New Mexico had a particular way of finding…
Keyboard Fantasies June 29, 2022 In 1986, Beverly Glenn-Copeland wrote and self-released a cassette titled Keyboard Fantasies. Recorded in an Atari-powered home-studio, it featured seven…

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