Back to All Events

LIGHT IN THE WATER

  • Metro Cinema at the Garneau Theatre 8712 109 Street Northwest Edmonton, AB, T6G 1E9 Canada (map)

Directed by Lis Bartlett | 2018 | USA | 75 min

Presented in partnership with MAKING WAVES

In 1982, soon after the first Gay Games, 'West Hollywood Swim Club,' as it was known then, registered as the first openly gay masters swim and water polo club.

This feature documentary film follows their battle for acceptance: from their humble beginnings, to how these men and women have become a renowned force fighting injustice in the world of competitive sports.

____________________________________

Preceded by the short film: UNIFORM

Directed by Ellie Foumbi | 2017 | USA | 10 min

Parents are at odds with what to do when their 6-year old son is sent home from school for wearing a dress.

Earlier Event: November 3
TRANS YOUTH
Later Event: November 3
BUDDIES