Date: Monday, 11 June
Time: 4pm – 7:30pm
Place: Los Alamos Teen Center (location)
The first day of the Los Alamos Teen Center LGBTQ+ Film Festival will be the kick off of a four day series of movies and television shows to celebrate LGBTQ+ life and history.
4pm – 5:30pm: ‘Do I Sound Gay?’ is a 2014 American documentary film by David Thorpe, which explores the existence and accuracy of stereotypes about the speech patterns of gay men, and the ways in which one’s degree of conformity to the stereotype can contribute to internalized homophobia. Other figures participating in the film include Dan Savage, George Takei, David Sedaris, Tim Gunn, and Margaret Cho, as well as University of Toronto linguist Ron Smyth.
6pm – 7:30pm: White Frog is a 2012 American film written by Fabienne Wen and Ellie Wen and directed by Quentin Lee. It is a drama-comedy, aimed at young adults, about 16-year-old Nick Young, a neglected teen with Asperger syndrome whose life is changed forever when tragedy hits his family. It is a story of the power of family, friendship, and love.