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Global Lens Film Series: "The Parade"

Global Lens Film Series: "The Parade"
Thu, 12/05/2013 - 7:00pm
Fort Worden Schoolhouse, Fort Worden
Port Townsend, WA

Goddard College partners with the Port Townsend Film Institute and Peninsula College to bring you the Global Lens Film Series. All screenings are free to the public and are followed by a facilitated discussion. Each film has been selected for its authentic voice, strong cinematics and unique cultural perspectives, opening a window to the diverse world in which we live.

This event is free and open to the public.

About "The Parade" (Serbia): A group of gay activists in Belgrade strikes a tense alliance with Limun, a Serbian crime boss, whose fiancée demands an extravagant wedding that only struggling gay theater director Mirko and his friends can provide. In exchange, macho Limun reluctantly agrees to provide security for the group’s Pride parade. It’s a tall order: previous attempts to march met with mass violence from right-wing skinheads. When Limun’s gang balks at the assignment, he recruits a band of former Balkan war combatants, now dear friends, who will stand up to the aggressors Seven Samurai style, in this rollickingly shrewd and humane comedic take on a vital human rights issue.