Celebrate LGBTQ PRIDE: Gen Silent - Film & Discussion

Virtual, Charlottesville, VA 22902

  • Dates: September 24, 2021
  • Location: Virtual
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM


Celebrate CVille PRIDE wherever you live this year by attending our virtual film discussion! How can you participate:

  • Watch the documentary Gen Silent (2012, 64min, TV-PG) for free on Kanopy with a JMRL Library card.
    • Just visit jmrl.kanopy.com to create a free account. Need a Library card? Visit: jmrl.org/librarycard
    • Gen Silent is the critically acclaimed documentary about the generations of older LGBT people who remain in the closet or reenter the closet out of concern for their safety or quality of life. The documentary follows the lives of six LGBT seniors living in the Boston area who must choose if they will hide their sexuality in order to survive in the long-term health care system.
  • Register at jmrl.org to receive a Zoom link to participate in the Friday, September 24th  virtual discussion of the documentary moderated by Gary Nimax, Chair of UVA's LGBT Committee for faculty and staff. Discussion starts at 7:00pm  This virtual program can be accessed both by Zoom online and by a toll-free phone number.