Press Release

Council of Europe Office in Georgia

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15.06.12
LGBT film screenings
The Embassies of the Netherlands, Sweden and the United States, and the Council of Europe Office in Georgia, are pleased to announce a series of LGBT film screenings from 18 to 21 June 2012, at 7pm, Amarkordi theatre, Amirani Cinema Literatuli Café’

36 Kostava St. Limited seating - first come, first served

The screening on 20 June will be followed by a panel discussion.

 18 June

Show Me Love

Sweden,  1998 - Directed by Lukas Moodysson

In Swedish, with English and Georgian Subtitles

Åmål is a small insignificant town where nothing ever happens, where the latest trends are out of date when they get there. Young Elin has a bit of a bad reputation when it comes to guys, but the fact is that she has never done *it*. Another girl in her school, Agnes, is in love with her but is too shy to do anything about it.

 19 June

Stonewall Uprising

United States, 2010 - Directed by Kate Davis, David Heilbroner

In English

Stonewall Uprising is a documentary that tells the dramatic story of the Stonewall riots in Greenwich Village, New York. When police raided the Stonewall Inn, a popular gay bar on June 28, 1969, the street erupted into violent protests that lasted for the next six days. The Stonewall riots, as they came to be known, marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement in the United States and around the world.

 20 June

Ma Vie En Rose / My Life in Pink

Belgium, 1997 – Directed by Alain Berliner

In French, with English subtitles

Ludovic is a young boy who can't wait to grow up to be a woman. When his family discovers the little girl blossoming in him they are forced to contend with their own discomfort and the lack of understanding from their new neighbours.

This session will be followed by a panel discussion on the film series and on LGBT issues

 21 June

Riparo / Shelter me

Italy, 2007 – Marco S. Puccioni, 98 mins.

In Italian, with English and Georgian subtitles

When the heiress of a shoe manufacturing business returns to Italy after a trip to Tunisia and discovers an Arab teenager in her luggage, the makeshift family formed between the heiress, her partner, and the runaway crumbles under the weight of the outside world.

 

For more information on the Council of Europe's activities to combat discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation or gender identity, visit our webpages at:
http://www.coe.int/t/dg4/lgbt/default_EN.asp

 

For more information see: www.coe.int  / www.coe.ge

 
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