With Liberty And Justice For All Film Series: Crossing Over

May 18, 2017
7:30 pm
The Contemporary Austin - Jones Center

Roof opens 7:30P, Films at 8:30P. Tickets at the door with suggested donation, $5-10. Come early and enjoy the sunset on the roof deck before the film. Meet our community partner organizations and learn how you can get more involved. Picnics welcome! Jim Hodges's sculpture With Liberty and Justice for All (A Work in Progress) is a pledge, a call to action, and a platform for dialogue. Join us we consider this work of art in the context of films about intersectional LGBTQ themes. CROSSING OVER: STORIES OF IMMIGRATION AND IDENTITY This documentary began as a film on transgender women seeking political asylum in the U.S. but developed into a story that exposes transphobia and celebrates the strength of human survival. Three transgender Mexican immigrants navigate different stages of asylum in Los Angeles--all striving to establish stability and support systems in a foreign city. (Directed by Isabel Castro, 2014, 45 min.) Meet our community partner organizations! Equality Texas JOLT The Q Austin Refugee Services of Texas ALSO SCREENING May 4: Naz & Maalik May 11: Two Spirits May 25: The Watermelon Woman

The Contemporary Austin - Jones Center

700 Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78701, United States