Sunday, October 13

Special Events

Melanin Pride Festival: Sidney & Friends

MELANIN PRIDE FESTIVAL

CLOSING NIGHT

Co-presented by The Fenway Institute

Directed by Tristan Aitchison |75 mins • Scotland/Kenya 2018

When his family tries to kill him, Sidney, who is intersex, flees to Nairobi where he meets a group of transgender friends. Together, they fight discrimination and discover life, love and self-worth. Feature documentary SIDNEY & FRIENDS is a heartfelt exploration of the hopes, dreams, and everyday reality of a group of intersex and transgender friends fighting to survive on the edge of Kenyan society. Join Sidney and his new friends as they share what it is like to grow up and live as a gender minority, in a region known for prejudice and discrimination against its LGBTI population. Filmed over 4 years, our friends reveal the secrets of their struggles with poignancy and sometimes also humor. The premise is simple: it’s about gender, friendship… and love.

Full program at www.locscollective.org

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Presented by

LOCS Collective

Ticket Information:

Click a showtime to purchase tickets:

Sunday 10/13
at 7:00 PM

Brattle passes not accepted for this event.