Time for another movie night! Our latest installment in our series of queer history movie nights is Tom Of Finland (2017) on Wednesday, November 7, 2018. The door opens at 7pm - please plan to arrive at this time so you can check in and pick a comfortable seat - the movie will begin promptly at 7:15.
Hosted by SMART Queers, but open to anyone ages 19+, regardless of identity/gender/etc. Cost is $5, regardless of membership.
Watch the trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V0E9zPRt96w
At a time when the gay community lived a closeted lifestyle, in fear of persecution, Finnish artist Touko Laaksonen, better known as Tom of Finland, created a completely new variety of sexually liberated art for gay men. His work changed the lives of millions of people around the world and fanned the flames of a revolutions in the USA, emboldening a new generation of homosexuals to stand up and celebrate what they were.
Accessibility note: There will be subtitles.
Content warning: This is a biographical drama and as such contains homophobic violence.
Be sure to bring your favorite snacks and (non alcoholic) beverages for yourself or to share to complete your "movie theater" experience!
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