*Gems from the Archives: Forbidden Love

A film screening and discussion
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Forbidden Love: The Unashamed Stories of Lesbian Lives, first screened opening night of the Frameline San Francisco Film Festival in 1993. It won the GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary in 1994. In the film, ten women discuss being Lesbian in the 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. Archival footage is interspersed with dramatized chapters from the pulp novel Forbidden Love. This program will be introduced by film historian and author Jenni Olson, who will also answer questions after the screening. Co-sponsored by Frameline.

Gather, share knowledge and celebrate our unique identities at the queerest library ever. Visit the James C. Hormel LGBTQIA Center, the gateway to the Library’s broader collections documenting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and allies’ history and culture, with a special emphasis on the San Francisco Bay Area.

Upcoming Events

Conversations with Gay Elders
Thursday, October 5, 2017, 6:00 pm
Main Library, Koret Auditorium
Meet Author Lisa Freeman
Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 6:00 pm
Main Library, LGBTQIA Center
Radar Reading Series
Thursday, October 12, 2017, 6:00 pm
Main Library, Latino/Hispanic Rms A & B

*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

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