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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
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.