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June 15, 2019
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Time Details:
This 2016 documentary is one hour long. After the film you are invited to stay for a discussion led by Neesh Wells of HSU’s Eric Rofes Multicultural Queer Resource Center, and others.
Eureka Main Library
1313 3rd Street
Eureka, CA 95501
Free, cosponsored by Redwood Pride, the L-Word, and Humboldt Lavender Friends & Families.
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1:00 p.m. Eureka Library Film, From Selma to Stonewall

Saturday, June 15, 2019

An exploration of the similarities, differences, and conflicts between the black civil rights and gay rights movements. This 60-minute documentary follows a 'black, straight preacher and a white, lesbian activist' as they seek to find the intersection between the Civil Rights and the LGBTQ Equality movements. The film shows the pair travelling across the country and talking with activists, religious leaders, artists, scholars, and others along the way.

are we there yet?

Photos of civil rights workers in Selma and New York City on the film poster for Selma to Stonewall.

'From Selma to Stonewall' ... highlights the pivotal role that religion should play in ensuring equal rights and justice for all. - Archbishop Desmond Tutu

 “I was especially struck by the call to act in solidarity and in service of others even when we don’t serve to gain ourselves.” -- Asbury Park West 112th Street School Dean of Children’s Programs Jed Lippard