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Two Spirits: With Liberty and Justice for All Film Series

Thursday, May 11th, 2017 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm (CT)


Positions0 Remaining
Age Limit18 and up
Seeking volunteer help with a film on Thursday, May 11 at the Jones Center. As a volunteer you will assist with guest check-in and breakdown at the end of the film. You will have the opportunity to watch the film as part of your shift. 

Jim Hodges’s sculpture With Liberty and Justice for All (A Work in Progress) is a pledge, a call to action, and a platform for dialogue. Join us we consider this public art in the context of films about intersectional LGBTQ themes.

Film Details;

Two Spirits interweaves the tragic story of a mother’s loss of her child with a revealing look at a time when many Native American cultures held places of honor for people of integrated genders. This documentary explores the life and murder of a boy who was also a girl, and the essentially spiritual nature of gender. (Directed by Lydia Nibley, 2009, 65 min.)

Following the film, stay for a discussion with local documentary filmmaker PJ Raval, who will share a sneak peek preview of his upcoming documentary that focuses on the brutal murder of a transwoman in the Philippines by a U.S. Marine. This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department.

There will also be community partners;
Equality Texas
Human Rights Campaign
OUTsider Fest
Texas Two Spirits Society

PerksGet to watch the movie for free.
Parking DetailsCity Parking Meter for $1.20/hr. Parking garages at 7th and Brazos (range from $7 - 10). Public transportation is encouraged.
CausesAdvocacy Arts & Culture Community LGBTQ+
3 Positions Filled | 1 Impact | 3 Hours

Location: Check-in at the front desk upon arrival, 700 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701