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Free Friday Flicks: Boy Erased & Milk

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Time: Saturday, October 24, 2020 12:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Location: Virtual

Boy Erased is a 2018 American biographical drama film based on Garrard Conley's 2016 memoir of the same name. It is written and directed by Joel Edgerton, who also produced with Kerry Kohansky Roberts and Steve Golin. The film stars Lucas Hedges, Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, and Edgerton, and follows the son of Baptist parents who is forced to take part in a gay conversion therapy program.
Link to access the movies: 

Milk is a 2008 American biographical film based on the life of gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk, who was the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California, as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Directed by Gus Van Sant and written by Dustin Lance Black, the film stars Sean Penn as Milk and Josh Brolin as Dan White, a city supervisor, and Victor Garber as San Francisco Mayor George Moscone.


Boy Erased: https://digitalcampus.swankmp.net/vs-tosu43710/watch/FAA501553E11D1A2?referrer=direct

Milk: https://digitalcampus.swankmp.net/vs-tosu43710/watch/BE80B53696190177?referrer=direct

Time: Links are valid from Friday, October 23rd, at 8 PM EST to Saturday, October 24th, at 8 PM EST.


Policy:
 Tickets are only valid for Ohio State students. As a reminder, this is a first-come, first-served screening. It is not a guarantee that you will be able to access the movie if we exceed our streaming maximum.

Log In:

  • For On Campus Students (those connected to OSU WiFi), once you open the link, the movie will begin playing. 
  • For Off Campus Students (those not connected to OSU WiFi), once you open the link, you will be prompted to log in with you OSU credentials (name.#). From there, the movie will begin playing.
  • As a reminder, this is a first-come, first-served screening. It is not a guarantee that you will be able to access the movie if we exceed our streaming maximum.

As an organization, the Ohio Union Activities Board is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. This week's Flicks For Free movie screenings were chosen to highlight LGBTQ+ representation in the film industry over the years. While the films we chose are all respected works, we also recognize that they predominantly showcase the stories of gay, white men, which is not representative of the entire LGBTQ+ community. With limitations in place for virtual movie screenings, the Visual and Fine Arts Committee chose three films we felt best represented the LGBTQ+ community from the selection we have access to. In addition to these three films, we wanted to provide students with a list of productions and their respective streaming platforms that represent the diversity and tell the stories of LGBTQ+ community in a more encompassing way. Please visit us on Instagram and Twitter @OUAB for our list.

If you run into any issues with the link, please email Krystal Vielman-Diaz at vielman.1@osu.edu.

 

Isabel Bayer
Ohio Union Activities Board
bayer.102@osu.edu
614-688-1061

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