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Saturday Church Sponsored by HRC

  • Argenta Community Theater 405 Main Street North Little Rock, AR, 72114 United States (map)

Saturday Church

Directed by Damon Cardasis
2017 | USA | 82 mins
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Arkansas Premieres

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Expected to attend: Actor Luka Kain (BEST ACTOR winner at Outfest)

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Gorgeous. Like a warm hug... Saturday Church is the kind of movie that queer film needs now, more than ever.
— Jude Dry, indieWIRE

WINNER: AUDIENCE AWARD (Second Place), Tribeca Film Festival; BEST FIRST FEATURE (Honorable Mention), Frameline; BEST ACTOR (Luka Kain), Outfest

After his staunchly religious aunt kicks him out of his Bronx apartment, 14-year-old Ulysses begins an odyssey through the West Village, finding a new family at SaturdayChurch, a community program for homeless LGBT youth.  Based on his actual experiences volunteering at Saturday Church and performed by a remarkable cast of trans actors, Damon Cardasis’ dreamy musical is a triumphant tale of self discovery, pride, and first love. ~ Mark Thiedeman

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Later Event: August 18
The HRC After-Party