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Trans Awareness Week Film Screening: “Mama Bears”
Co-presented with Wicked Queer, the Boston Women’s Film Festival, Globe Docs and the Roxbury International Film Festival
Directed by Dareshi Kyi, documentary, English, US, 90 minutes, 2021
Mama Bears explores the many ways in which the lives of conservative, Christian mothers are impacted and utterly transformed when they decide to affirm and advocate on behalf of their LGBTQ children. As members of a private Facebook group—which they call the “mama bears” because of the fierceness with which its members fight for their offspring’s rights—they offer one another support and understanding in the struggle to overcome the teachings of their evangelical churches.Panel discussion on support and advocacy for queer youth to follow. POC, W, SJ, Q
TICKETS WILL BECOME AVAILABLE ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT–THURS. NOV 17TH AT 12PM EST–AT THE PARAMOUNT BOX OFFICE OR BY CALLING (617) 824-8400.