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Check It! Virtual Dialogue
September 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFree
Dialogue & Difference Project and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee present a virtual dialogue event on the documentary Check It (From Filmmakers Dana Flor and Toby Oppenheimer) on September 11th from 6:00-7:30 pm.
This film festival favorite follows a group of African-American gay and transgender youth in one of Washington D.C.’s most violent neighborhoods. After being subjected to constant torment and assault, the group formed their own gang for camaraderie and protection.
Official Selections: Tribeca Film Festival, Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, San Francisco International Film Festival
“CHECK IT is a powerful and electrifying film, full of characters who exude wisdom, authenticity, and bravado. Their lives beg telling, but this is only half the story.” – Jude Dry, indieWire
Please watch Check It before the Virtual Dialogue Event.
You can access it through your GMU Kanopy account, here: https://gmu.kanopy.com/video/check-it
RSVPs are required. Once registered, information on how to join the dialogue
will be emailed to you.
RSVP by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org