The Queer Film Society, in association with The Chicago Public Library, is presenting "Celebrate Queer Pride Worldide," a free film series examining the lives of LGBTQ people globally ( in honor of Gay Pride month ).
The series has free screenings taking place at 6 p.m. ( doors at 5:30 pm ) at various branches of the Chicago Public Library: Monday, June 19 at the Bezazian branch ( 1226 W. Ainslie Ave. ), Tuesday, June 20, at the West Town branch ( 1625 W. Chicago Ave. ), and Wed., June 21, at the Rogers Park branch ( 6907 N. Clark St. ).
The films are:
Tchindas ( 2015 ): The June 19 movie shows a tiny island community preparing for their annual Carnival celebration under the direction of a beloved trans performer and her cohorts.
Stories of Our Lives ( 2015 ): This movie, being shown June 20-21, is composed of five hort films dramatizing true stories of LGBTQ lives in Kenya.
This series contains films with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised. See ChiPubLib.org and QueerFilmSociety.org .