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Screen: Special Showings

Sistah Sinema Durham: Reaching for the Moon

When: Sat., Aug. 16, 7:30-10 p.m. 2014

Sistah Sinema Durham, a chapter of Sistah Sinema Inc., hosts a monthly screening showcases films by and about queer womyn of color (QWOC) that is open to the whole community. The August screening will feature "Reaching for the Moon". The film dramatizes the love story of the American poet Elizabeth Bishop and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares. Set largely in Petrópolis between the years 1951 and 1967, the story coincides with the emergence of Bossa Nova and the development of Brazil's capital, Brasilia. The film tells the story of Bishop’s passionate and often tumultuous life with Soares in Brazil.

Price: Tickets are $5 in advance and $10 at the door

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