Brandon Pride presents Forbidden Love

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Forbidden Love: The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives

Director: Lynne Fernie, Aerlyn Weissman Run Time: 85min Genre(s): Documentary

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Summary:

This feature documentary delves into the rich history of Canadian queer women’s experiences in the mid-20th century. Compelling, often hilarious and always rebellious, the women interviewed in this film recount stories about their search for the places where openly gay women gathered in urban centres. Contemporary interviews, archival footage, and a stylized fictional narrative based on the pulp novels of the 1950s are woven throughout this simultaneously funny, heartbreaking, and empowering film. Forbidden Love brings an important and empowering history of lesbian sexuality in Canada out of the closet.

Ratings by province or territory:
Alberta - NR
British Columbia - NR
Manitoba - AA
New Brunswick - 14
Newfoundland and Labrador - NR
Nova Scotia - 14
Northwest Territories - NR
Nunavut - NR
Ontario - AA
Prince Edward Island - 14
Québec - 13+
Saskatchewan - NR
Yukon - NR
Film language(s): English
This film is subtitled in: English
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Brandon Pride, Unit C - 1700 Pacific Ave, Brandon, MB R7A 7L9
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Venue: Brandon Pride

Date: April 19, 2017

Time: 7:00 PM

Ticket price: Free

Event Primary Language: English

Event Accessibility: Venue is wheelchair accessible with a gender-inclusive washroom. Free parking is available next to the building.

Free Admission

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