Caribbean Films Dominate Spectrum 10 This Week: Films from Guyana and Jamaica to Screen

Painting the Spectrum 10: SASOD's 10th annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) film festival continues this week with films focusing on homophobic and transphobic violence and discrimination, and resilience and resistance of LGBT people in the Caribbean.

Psychologist, Swami and Reverend Plead for Societal Acceptance of LGBT Persons; Dr. Harding calls for repeal anti-LGBT laws to save lives

On Tuesday, June 17, psychologist Dr. Faith Harding; Director of AYUPSA: National Centre for Suicide Prevention, Swami Aksharananda, and Executive Director of the Guyana Responsible Parenthood Association (GRPA), Rev. Patricia Sheerattan-Bisnauth, formed a very insightful panel discussing religious, societal and cultural influences on the mental health outcomes of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Guyanese.

Expert Panel to Discuss LGBT Mental Health, Suicide Prevention at Spectrum 10

On Tuesday, June 17, Painting the Spectrum 10, the tenth annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) film festival hosted by the Society Against Sexual Orientation Discrimination (SASOD), will screen a documentary from India, called And The Unchained. The film chronicles the events surrounding the suicide of two young girls in Nandigram, one of the interior villages in West Bengal. As the story unfolds of their love affair, non-acceptance of the village community, as well as their families, became evident.

Suicide and Violence Headline Spectrum 10 This Week: Films from India, Guyana and Jamaica to Screen

SASOD's 10th annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) film festival, Painting the Spectrum 10 continues this week with films focusing on mental health, homophobic violence and transphobic abuse from Guyana, Jamaica and India.

Transgender and Intersex Issues Feature at Painting the Spectrum 10 This Week

Painting the Spectrum 10, SASOD's 10th annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) film festival, continues this week with two documentaries on transgender and intersex issues.  

“Painting the Spectrum 10” to premiere Gavin Ramotar's “Antiman” set in Guyana; opens this Sunday

SASOD's annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) film festival, dubbed “Painting the Spectrum” opens this Sunday, June 1, with an exciting programme of films. In its 10th year, the film festival will be staged at a new venue, Dutch Bottle Cafe on 10 North Road (between Light and Cummings Streets), Bourda, in Georgetown.

“Painting the Spectrum 10” promises ten nights of films through the month from June 1 to 29 with screenings every Tuesday and Thursday, in addition to the first and last Sunday. The dates to remember are June 1, 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 23, 26 and 29.

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