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LGBTQ Film Series: Reaching for the Moon

Thursday, March 9, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


The LGBTQ Film Series is a monthly educational film series sponsored by the U of T Libraries, the Sexual & Gender Diversity Office and a rotating group of student organizations and university departments. The series showcases films within the U of T Libraries’ collections, focusing on the lives of LGBTQ people in Canada and internationally.

Reaching for the Moon (2013)
By Bruno Barreto
118 Minutes

Film summary:
Based on the true love story of Elizabeth Bishop and Lota de Macedo Soares.This English-language 1950s period piece recounts the years of Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Elizabeth Bishop when she left America to live and write in Rio de Janiero, where she would fall in love with well-off architect Lota de Macedo Soares.

This event will be hosted in the Media Commons Theatre on the third floor of Robarts. Doors open at 6:00 pm. Film begins at 6:30 pm.

This month’s screening is hosted by the University of Toronto Libraries and the Sexual & Gender Diversity Office.

Accessible. Free Admission. Everyone welcome.
Single-use, all-gender washrooms available.

Contact jesse.carliner@utoronto.ca if you have questions about accessibility.

For more information on the LGBTQ Film Series visit http://go.utlib.ca/lgbtqfilm

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Thursday, March 9, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


U of T Libraries; Sexual & Gender Diversity Office