March 18, 2015 at 1:20 pm EDT | by Mariah Cooper
HRC to host two gay film screenings
Appropriate Behavior, gay news, Washington Blade, Reel Affirmations

(Photo courtesy Reel Affirmations)

Human Rights Campaign (640 Rhode Island Ave., N.W.) hosts screenings of two LGBT-themed films this week.

“Appropriate Behavior,” presented by Reel Affirmations, screens Friday with showings at 7 and 9:15 p.m. The film tells the story of a bisexual Persian woman, played by Desiree Akhavan from “Girls,” who fights to get back together with her ex-girlfriend in Brooklyn. There will be a “chef’s tasting” by Tasteful Creations from Chef B after the 7 p.m. screening. General admission tickets are $10 and VIP tickets are $25 and include one complimentary cocktail or drink, one popcorn and VIP seating and recognition. For details, visit reelaffirmations.org.

“Families are Forever,” a documentary that follows a Mormon family with a young gay son, will be screened on Tuesday at 4 p.m. Producer Dr. Caitlin Ryan and the mother and father of the son, Wendy and Thomas Montgomery, will also have a panel to answer audience questions about the film and their experience as parents to a gay Mormon teenager. Admission is free. For details, visit familyproject.sfsu.edu.

 

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