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    With Liberty and Justice for All Film Series: Two Spirits

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    May 11, 2017


    With Liberty and Justice for All Film Series: Two Spirits

    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 as we consider this work of art in the context of films about intersectional LGBTQ themes.

    Two Spirits interweaves the tragic story of a mother’s loss of her child with a revealing look at a time when many Native American cultures held places of honor for people of integrated genders. This documentary explores the life and murder of a boy who was also a girl, and the essentially spiritual nature of gender. (Directed by Lydia Nibley, 2009, 65 min.)

    Following the film, stay for a discussion with local documentary filmmaker PJ Raval, who will share a sneak peek preview of his upcoming documentary that focuses on the brutal murder of a transwoman in the Philippines by a U.S. Marine. This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

    Roof opens 7:30PM, Films at 8:30PM. 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.

    Food and drink available for cash purchase from Royal Blue Grocery, picnics welcome!

    The Contemporary Austin - Jones Center

    700 Congress Ave.
    Austin, TX 78701

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    Admission Info:

    Suggested donation $5-10

    General Day and Time Info:

    Roof opens 7:30PM, Film at 8:30PM (film is 65min)

    Phone: 512-453-5312

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