Cinema Q Film Festival Closing Night Film and Reception

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Name: Cinema Q Film Festival Closing Night Film and Reception
Date: July 21, 2019
Time: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM MDT
Website: Cinema Q
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:
The Colorado LGBTQ Chamber  is proud to be the sponsor for this years CinemaQ Film Festival's closing reception and film.  

Sunday, July 21st, 7:00pm. Closing Night Reception precedes the screening at 5:30pm 
 

Circus of Books




In 1976, Karen and Barry Mason had fallen on hard times and were looking for a way to support their young family when they answered an ad in the Los Angeles Times. Larry Flynt was seeking distributors for Hustler Magazine. What was expected to be a brief sideline led to their becoming fully immersed in the LGBT community as they took over a local store, Circus of Books. A decade later, they had become the biggest distributors of gay porn in the US. The film focuses on the double life they led, trying to maintain the balance of being parents at a time when LGBT culture was not yet accepted. Their many challenges included facing jail time for a federal obscenity prosecution and enabling their store to be a place of refuge at the height of the AIDS crisis. Circus of Books offers a rare glimpse into an untold chapter of queer history, and it is told through the lens of the owners' own daughter, Rachel Mason, an artist, filmmaker and musician. 
Location:
Sie Film Center
2510 E. Colfax
Denver, CO  80206
Date/Time Information:
Sunday, July 21st
Reception starts at 5:30pm
Movie screens at 7:00pm
Contact Information:
Fees/Admission:
Please RSVP here, but you need to purchase your film tickets Here.

$25.00 for Non-Members of the Denver Film Society
$20.00 for Members of the Denver Film Society.

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