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November 11 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
32nd Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival presents:
directed by Chanelle Aponte Pearson
written by Rae Leone Allen, Terrence Nance, Chanelle Aponte Pearson, & Yanni Supreme
195 Lewis is a dramedy series about a group of women navigating the realities of being Black, queer, and poly in New York City.
Based in Brooklyn, the series follows Yuri and Camille as they test the boundaries of their open relationship. Yuri’s growing infatuation with a new lover leaves Camille distressed, which is only amplified by the unexpected arrival of Yuri’s old college friend Kris, who shows up with nowhere else to stay.
+ U.S. Narrative Jury, Special Mention, 2017 Outfest
“The U.S. Narrative Jury would like to present a Special Mention for amplifying unheard voices with authenticity, highlighting the contemporary life of queer black women with flair, vibrancy, and substance to 195 LEWIS.”
+ Audience Award, Favorite Narrative Feature, Blackstar Film Festival
directed, written, and animated by Carrie Hawks
22 min., 2016
“My animated documentary, black enuf*, examines the expanding black identity through a personal journey. The film interweaves stories from my great grandmother’s autobiography, interviews of family & friends, and my hand-drawn memories. Starting off as a queer oddball in a white world, I navigate my path to self-confidence.”
Admission, tickets available at door.
Union Cinema Box Office Open 30min. prior to showtime
FREE for students
Festival passes available:
See all of the 2017 Festival for only $50!
The 32nd Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival is presented by the Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres and is made possible thanks to our generous sponsors, who include UWM Union Programming; Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Eldon E. Murray Fund; Milwaukee Pride; Joseph R. Pabst; Richard Kaul; Burbach & Stansbury S.C., Attorneys at Law; Cream City Foundation’s Sutton Place Fund & Valentine Fund; Planned Parenthood; BESTD Clinic; Northwestern Mutual; AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin; and many other generous businesses, community groups, and individuals.