Save the date:4PM – MASALA Reception with the filmmaker @ OM Restaurant & Lounge

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Hello all,

Please join us for this exciting event on Sunday May 8th! Forward widely…post to FB…Thanks!

I Am, a film by Sonali Gulati.

Boston LGBTQ Film Festival
2PM – Sunday May 8th  – Brattle Theater (40 Brattle St. Harvard Sq.)
4PM – MASALA Reception with the filmmaker @ OM Restaurant & Lounge (92 Winthrop St Harvard Sq.) following the screening

http://bostonlgbtfilmfest.org/films?country=135&topic=All&director=All

Having lost the opportunity to tell her mother that she is a lesbian, a young Indian filmmaker in search of answers, travels across India to meet with parents of other gay and lesbian South Asians. I Am is a personal and revealing film that journeys to a landscape where being gay was until recently a criminal and punishable offense. With courage, determination, and humor, families share untold stories that have thus far remained in the realm of secrecy and silence. It is a unique and groundbreaking film that defies the very genre of documentary filmmaking.

See you then! (And check out the rest of the great films at the festival too!)

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About BostonMasala

MASALA (Massachusetts Area South Asian Lambda Association) is a New England-based organization for "Gay, Lesbian, Bi, Trans, and Questioning" people of South Asian ethnicity. It was founded in 1992 and is the only organization designed specifically for all queer South Asians in New England. For the purposes of MASALA, "South Asian" is defined as being from "Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India, Iran, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Tibet; and from the global South Asian Diaspora". It is a frequent sponsor of film screenings, lectures and other cultural events. "Our aim is to increase the awareness of our presence in the social spaces that we inhabit and welcome alliances with like-minded individuals and groups regardless of their ethnic/cultural/sexual identities.MASALA has connections with many of the colleges and universities in New England. The group also holds monthly potlucks at various locations throughout Boston.

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