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2018 LGBT History Month Program: Boys Don’t Cry

Sunday, October 21, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Members & guests–free. To register, please scroll down or call the Village office at 773.248.8700.

Join us at Admiral at the Lake for a free screening of Boys Don’t Cry, a 1999 American biographical film directed by Kimberly Peirce and co-written by Peirce and Andy Bienen. The film is a dramatization of the real-life story of Brandon Teena, an American trans man played in the film by Hilary Swank, who adopts a male identity and attempts to find himself and love in Nebraska but falls victim to a brutal hate crime perpetrated by two male acquaintances. The film co-stars Chloë Sevigny as Brandon’s girlfriend.

This presentation is one of several programs presented by The Village Chicago’s LGBTA Committee in honor of LGBT History Month. Additional programs include:


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Sunday, October 21, 2018
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


The Admimal at the Lake
929 W. Foster Ave
Chicago, IL United States
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