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Join us for a Free Screening
SATURDAY CHURCH Community Screening
in Partnership with MOME and DYCD
Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 6:00PM
Screening Room at The LGBT Community Center
208 West 13th Street
(between 7th and Greenwich Ave)
Doors Open: 5:30 PM
Film begins: 6:00 PM
Special Free Community Screening to Raise Awareness of LGBTQ Homeless Youth in New York City
Dir: Damon Cardasis, US, 2017, 82 mins
“Exhilarating! As vital as it is vibrant…MOONLIGHT meets LA LA LAND” –VARIETY
Living alongside his mother, younger brother, and conservative aunt, Ulysses--a shy and effeminate 14-year-old boy--is coping with new responsibilities after the death of his father while also struggling with questions about his gender identity. He finds an escape by creating a world of fantasy filled with dance and music, complete with exhilarating scenes that explode with self-expression.
Ulysses’ journey of self-exploration takes a turn for the better when he encounters a vibrant transgender community, who take him to “Saturday Church,” a program for LGBTQ youth. Ulysses manages to keep his two worlds apart; appeasing his aunt and discovering his passion for the NYC ball scene, and voguing, until his double life is revealed. Ulysses must find the courage to be who he truly is, all while risking losing those he cares about most.
In person for post-screening talkback: writer/director Damon Cardasis and lead actor Luka Kain (Best Actor, Outfest LA)
This FREE screening is a ticketed event, and a ticket is required for entry.
*General Admission reservations do not guarantee admittance, and seating will be available on a first come, first served basis.*
Presented in Partnership with:
Mayor’s Office of Media & Entertainment (MOME)
New York City Department of Youth and Cultural Development (DYCD)