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Roxie Theater: Gay Chorus Deep South
December 3, 2019 @ 9:10 pm - 11:10 pm
One event on December 1, 2019 at 3:40 pm
One event on December 3, 2019 at 9:10 pm
Co-presented by OUTLook
A still from Gay Chorus Deep South featuring the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus dressed in white linen shirts layered with a black vest.
Dr. Tim Seelig, San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus’ Artistic Director, in person for Q&A on Saturday, Nov 23.
Led by Gay Chorus Conductor Dr. Tim Seelig and joined by The Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir; the tour brings a message of music, love and acceptance to communities and individuals confronting intolerance. Over 300 singers travelled from Mississippi to Tennessee through the Carolinas and over the bridge in Selma. They performed in churches, community centers and concert halls in hopes of uniting us in a time of difference. The journey also challenges Tim and other Chorus members who fled the South to confront their own fears, pain and prejudices on a journey towards reconciliation. The conversations and connections that emerge offer a glimpse of a less divided America, where the things that divide us—faith, politics, sexual identity—are set aside by the soaring power of music, humanity and a little drag.
Directed by David Charles Rodrigues. USA. 2019. 100 min.