The New Black

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The New Black is a documentary that tells the story of how the African-American community is grappling with the gay rights issue in light of the recent gay marriage movement and the fight over civil rights. The film documents activists, families and clergy on both sides of the campaign to legalize gay marriage and examines homophobia in the black community’s institutional pillar—the black church and reveals the Christian right wing’s strategy of exploiting this phenomenon in order to pursue an anti-gay political agenda.

The New Black takes viewers into the pews and onto the streets and provides a seat at the kitchen table as it tells the story of the historic fight to win marriage equality in Maryland and charts the evolution of this divisive issue within the black community.

Following Panel Topic:
Created Equal: Are You Really Fighting For Equality When You Leave Some People Out

Panel Moderator:
Ahmad Ward, Head of Education, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Panelists:
Patricia Todd, Alabama’s first openly gay elected official
Ashley Jackson, LGBT Advocate at the Southern Poverty Law Center
Greg Garrison, faith and religion reporter from AL.com
Mary Hooks and Jazz Franklin, Field Organizers from SONG (Southerners on New Ground)

WHEN
August 20, 2013 at 6pm - 8pm
WHERE
Red Mountain Theatre Cabaret
301 19th St N
( downstairs )
Birmingham, AL 35203
United States
Google map and directions
CONTACT
Sidewalk Film Festival · · 205-324-0888
TICKETS
$8.00 USD · Purchase tickets
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Lindsey Weiner Beverly Bugg Phillips Haley Helms Michael Hansen Mark Sellors Anamaria Santiago Ron Collins Jeff Nixon Sandi Taylor Chloe Collins Gina Mallisham Shermila Kher Azaline Gunn Nicole Stine Williams Matt St John Marcus Grace Nichole Camille Corbett Lauren Jacobs Lee Green T Marie King Soapy Jones Kiwii Lanier Liz Brown Stephanie Christophe Lauren Morgan Gabriel Robinson LocsbyHope Hagler Michael Hatcher Mary Anne Garrett Alex Davenport Olivia Blakney Britta Danjel Jones Ralph Young Entertaining Huntsville Ryan Moriarty Michael Shelton Marisa Sitz Rachel Morgan Greg Evans Toria Pettway Tammy Guthrie Jennifer Murray Jordan Crenshaw Jazz Franklin Matthew D. Whaley Josh Vasa Min Sun Lee Raphael Richard

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