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GAY CHORUS DEEP SOUTH

Directed by: David Charles Rodrigues

Runtime: 100 min

Year: 2019

Country: USA

Rated: Not Rated

Language: English

Film Type: Documentary

In response to a wave of discriminatory anti-LGBTQ laws in Southern states and the divisive 2016 election, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus embarks on a tour of the American Deep South.

Led by Gay Chorus Conductor Dr. Tim Seelig and joined by The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir; the tour brings a message of music, love, and acceptance, to communities and individuals confronting intolerance. Over 300 singers travelled from Mississippi to Tennessee through the Carolinas and over the bridge in Selma. They performed in churches, community centers, and concert halls in hopes of uniting us in a time of difference.

The journey also challenges Tim and other Chorus members who fled the South to confront their own fears, pain, and prejudices on a journey towards reconciliation. The conversations and connections that emerge offer a glimpse of a less divided America, where the things that divide us; faith, politics, sexual identity are set aside by the soaring power of music, humanity, and a little drag.

Awards

Audience Award - 2019 Tribeca Film Festival

Official Selection:

2019 Damn These Heels Film Festival

Wednesday, June 2 @ 12:00 PM

Available to view from June 2 through June 7 or until all tickets are reserved.

Limited Time Streaming

Capacity: 300

Restrictions: Available to viewers in the Intermountain West