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Free Outdoor Screening

Woman on Fire

August 15, 2017 @ 8:00 pm

Woman on Fire

Dir. Julie Sokolow, 2016, USA, 86 minutes

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| FREE Outdoor Screening |

7:30PM: Doors Open 8:00PM: Film begins at dusk

WOMAN ON FIRE will be introduced by Council Member Daniel Dromm, NYC District 25

A moving and intimate portrait of courage under fire, WOMAN ON FIRE captures the extraordinary life and journey of NYC’s first transgender firefighter. For Brooke Guinan, fighting fires runs in her blood – both her father and grandfather served in the FDNY. But as a transgender woman, her path to service has not been without obstacles. Earlier this year, Brooke gained more visibility when she was selected as grand marshal in NYC Pride, and she continues to be a marvelous role model and pioneer for LGBTQ rights. Come out to the park and experience Brooke’s powerful story alongside the community within the borough of Queens where she serves.

Know before you go:  You should come before 8:00 p.m. to get your spot for the movie. Please bring your own picnic blanket or chair. Food is OK, but no alcohol or smoking is permitted.

 

Presented in partnership with NYC Parks, the New York City Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment, and Council Member Daniel Dromm, NYC District 25

Details

Date:
August 15, 2017
Time:
8:00 pm
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Venue

Travers Park, Jackson Heights
76-9 34th Ave
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
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Website:
https://www.nycgovparks.org/parks/travers-park

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Screening Type
Free Outdoor Screening