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Sex & Drugs & Rock ‘n’ Roll Film Series: Queercore

Thursday, May 30 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Rines Auditorium
Audience: Adults, Seniors

What started as a spoof of punk culture grew into a real community of LGBTQ artists, filmmakers and musicians. In conjunction with our commemoration of the Stonewall riots, the Library partners with Pride Portland to present this unique documentary: part history, part sociology, part DIY manual for queer radicals.

About the Series » Film Series: Sex & Drugs & Rock ‘n’ Roll

An exploration of films about rock music, the people who create it and the people who love it.

About the Series » Pride Film Series

Around the world, LGBTQ people are living, loving, and struggling to be seen and heard. The Pride Film series focuses on films that reflect the realities of life in the queer community.

About the Series » POV Film Series

Each year PBS presents a series of documentaries on a variety of subjects and grants the Library permission to show the films ahead of their scheduled air date. Topics have ranged from Mexican drug cartels to French pastry chefs.

POV (a cinema term for “point of view”) is television’s longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 500 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.