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Film Club – Vallejo Stonewall Film Festival
Thursday, June 13 @ 6:30 PM| $10
Free Admission for Film Club Members
$10 for Member Guests and General Public
6PM Doors | 6:30PM Film Showing
The Vallejo Stonewall Film Festival (VSFF) is a film festival in Vallejo, California, showcasing LGBTQ relevant films for our diverse community.
The committee has chosen a group of films that provide a look back, and a diverse view of our culture over two nights, June 13th and June 14th.
Thursday, June 13th – 6:30 PM
Prudence is about a dishonorably discharged World War 2 nurse, stricken by grief and crippling dementia, who seeks out her beloved to dance with one last time.
Call her Ganda
When a transgender Filipina woman is found dead in a motel room and the leading suspect is a U.S. Marine, grassroots activists demand accountability. The ensuing case lays bare political tensions between the United States and the Philippines. In English and Tagalog with English subtitles.
Screaming Queens; the Compton Cafeteria Riot (2005)
A documentary about transgender women and drag queens who fought police harassment at Compton’s Cafeteria in San Francisco’s Tenderloin in 1966, three years before the famous riot at Stonewall Inn bar.
Become a Film Club Member
As a non-profit organization, the Empress Film Club depends on the loyalty of our members. Members receive free access to screenings and may participate in our film selections and festival planning. Many screenings feature Q&As with film talent, directors and screenwriters. Join our community of engaged and diverse film-lovers as we continue to deliver programs that entertain, enrich and educate. Screenings are generally on the second and/or fourth Thursday of the month at 7:30pm. However, dates and times do vary from month to month, so please check this website for program details.