Hundreds of BROTHER OUTSIDER screenings have taken place since the film’s premiere at the Sundance Film Festival. To learn about upcoming screenings, click here. Highlights of past screenings include:
- Monday, 1/16/12, Atlanta, GA: The Bayard Rustin/Audre Lorde Social Justice Breakfast (St. Mark United Methodist Church, 781 Peachtree Street), 10 a.m. Join volunteers and participants at this event for nourishment and sustenance of all kinds, including but not limited to free breakfast, education and social justice, lively conversation and a screening of “Brother Outsider.”
- Tuesday, 1/17/12, Saint Peter, MN: Gustavus Adolphus College (Confer Hall, Room 127), 7:30 p.m. In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, the Gender, Women, and Sexuality Studies Program will sponsor a free screening, open to the public. The screening will be preceded by a lecture by Taylor Branch, Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer of Martin Luther King Jr., on January 16 at 10 a.m.
- Friday, 1/27/12, Baltimore, MD: Creating Change – The National Conference on LGBT Equality (Hilton Baltimore), 4:45 p.m. Screening open to registered conference attendees.
- Saturday, 1/28/12, Chicago, IL: The Chicago History Museum (1601 North Clark St.), 10 a.m. Screening (free with museum admission) as part of Project Saturday: The LGBT Film Series.
Additional screenings include:
- Sunday, 2/13/11, Washington, DC: Busboys and Poets (14th and V), 8 p.m. Free public screening, followed by discussion with filmmaker Bennett Singer, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, DC Vote Executive Director Ilir Zherka, National Black Justice Coalition Executive Director Sharon Lettman-Hicks, and activist Andy Shallal.
- Monday, 2/14/11, Washington, DC: The Library of Congress, 12 noon. Free public screening in the Mary Pickford Theater.
- Monday, 2/28/11, Chicago, IL: Center on Halsted (3656 North Halsted), 7 p.m. Free public screening co-sponsored by Chicago Urban League and WTTW11; post-screening discussion with filmmaker Bennett Singer.
- Saturday, 3/5/11, Selma, AL: Jubilee Film Festival (Selma Performing Arts Center, 1000 Selma Ave.), 7 p.m. Free public screening in conjunction with annual commemoration of the anniversary of the 1965 March from Selma to Montgomery.
- Saturday, 3/12/11, Washington, DC: National Geographic Museum (1145 17th St., NW), 11 a.m. Free public screening.
- Sunday, 3/13/11, Washington, DC: National Geographic Museum (1145 17th St., NW), 11 a.m. Free public screening.
- Wednesday, 3/16/11, New York, NY: Middle Collegiate Church (50 East 7th St.), 7 p.m. Free public screening followed by discussion with Rustin’s surviving partner Walter Naegle and filmmaker Bennett Singer.
- Friday, 3/18/11, Atlanta, GA: First Existentialist Church, 7 p.m. Free public screening presented by The LGBT Third Friday Film Series.
- Saturday, 4/9/11, Evanston, IL: Northwestern University (Harris Hall, 1881 Sheridan Road), 6:45 p.m. Screening and discussion with filmmaker Bennett Singer as part of Roosevelt Campus Network’s Equal Justice conference.
- Wednesday, 4/13/11, Elon, North Carolina: Elon University (Moseley Commuter Lounge), 7 p.m. Free screening and discussion sponsored by Spectrum and the Black Cultural Society.
- May 9 to 13, 2011, Novi Sad, Serbia: 6th Annual VIVISECTfest Human Rights Film Festival. “Films about the most respected fighters for human rights worldwide will be presented, as our intention is to promote the idea that fighters for human rights and freedoms, and not war criminals and felons, should be idols for Serbian youth.”
- Saturday, 5/21/11, Cincinnati, Ohio: National Underground Railroad Freedom Center (50 E. Freedom Way), 1 p.m. Free screening, open to the public, as part of the exhibition entitled “Let Your Motto Be Resistance: African American Portraits”
- Saturday, 6/11/11, Brooklyn, New York: El Puente Film Festival (211 South 4th Street), 2:30 p.m. Free public screening.
- Friday, 6/17/11, San Jose, CA: The Billy DeFrank LGBT Community Center (938 The Alameda), 6:30 p.m. Free screening, open to the public, sponsored by South Bay Chapter of Pride at Work.
- Sunday, 8/28/11, Washington, DC: Busboys & Poets (14th and V), 6 p.m. Free public screening to celebrate the 48th anniversary of the March on Washington and the unveiling of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial.
- Tuesday, 8/30/11. Greenville, SC: The Warehouse Theatre (37 Augusta Street). Public screening as part of Greenville Forward’s Inclusive Focus series.
- Wednesday, 9/14 – Monday, 9/19. Ogden, Utah: The Art House Cinema (158 25th Street; tel. 801-917-450). Please call or check website for screening times.
- Monday, 9/26/11, Morristown, NJ: NAACP Morris County Branch and Gay Activist Alliance in Morris County (21 Normandy Heights Road), 7 p.m. Screening followed by discussion with filmmaker Bennett Singer; Walter Naegle, Rustin’s surviving life partner; Gary Paul Wright, Executive Director, African American Office of Gay Concerns; Keith Bodden, President, NAACP Morris County Branch. Moderated by Maxim Thorne, Senior Vice President of the NAACP.
- Thursday, 10/6/11, Philadelphia, PA: Heads of Friends Schools – Annual Fall Gathering (Germantown Friends School, 31 West Coulter Street), 5 p.m. Screening followed by discussion with filmmaker Bennett Singer. Open to registered conference attendees.
- Monday, 10/10/11, Richmond, VA: Richmond Triangle Players (1300 Altamont Ave.), 7 p.m. Public screening followed by discussion with filmmaker Bennett Singer; University of Richmond history professor Eric Yellin; and a representative of the Richmond NAACP.
- Sunday, 11/6/11. Birmingham, England: SHOUT! Festival of Queer Culture(Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham. B12 9QH), 2 p.m.
- Thursday, 11/17/11. Los Angeles, CA: California African American Museum (600 State Drive), 7 p.m. Free public screening as part of the Films@CAAM Series.
- Wednesday, 11/30/11. New York, NY: Dwyer Cultural Center (258 Saint Nicholas Avenue), 6 p.m. Free public screening followed by discussion; part ofResilience of the African Spirit, a series that honors contributions made by people of African descent. Co-sponsored by The New York Metropolitan Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolence.
- Friday, 12/2/11. Philadelphia, PA: National Association of Independent Schools’ People of Color Conference (Philadelphia Convention Center). Open to registered conference attendees.
September 2008 BROTHER OUTSIDER was screened in Johannesburg and Cape Town as part of the 15th annual Out in Africa: The South African Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. Bennett Singer and Walter Naegle were in attendance. http://www.oia.co.za/films/features/ Justice Edwin Cameron of South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeals introduced the screening on September 5 in Johannesburg.
February 25, 2008 Screening followed by discussion featuring co-producer Bennett Singer and Walter Naegle, Bayard Rustin’s surviving partner at The Paul A. Kaplan Education & Training Center. Event sponsored by GMHC, GLSEN, and the NYCLU. To download a flyer for this event, click here.
February 17, 2008 A.J. Muste Institute, New York, NYAdditional details at http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/425134/
January 10, 2008 Frameline at the Center: San Francisco Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Community Center
April 26, 2007 City College of New York, New York, NY
January 19, 2007 Screenpeace: An Antiwar Film Festival http://www.warresisters.org
April 9, 2006 Unitarian Universalist Church of the RestorationPhiladelphia, PA 19150 http://www.uurestoration.us/update.html#social
February 24, 2006 The 12th Annual Rebellious Lawyering Conference Yale Law School http://islandia.law.yale.edu/reblaw/index.html
February 19, 2006, 3 p.m. CINEMAROSAAuditorium of the Queens Museum of Art (NYC Bldg. Flushing) http://www.cinemarosa.org
June 7, 2005 Identities 2005: Vienna Queer Film Festival http://www.identities.at
March 12, 2005 Slovenian LGBT Film Festival Ljubljana, Slovenia
February 20, 2005New York Society for Ethical Culture http://www.nysec.org/programs_meetings.htm
January 20, 2005 A “counter-inaugural event,” Provisions Library Resource Center for Activism and Arts, Washington, DC http://www.provisionslibrary.org/ or 202.299.0460
January 18, 2005 Quaker Arts Film Series, 15th Street Meeting House, New York, NY http://www.quakerarts.org/
December 1, 200 Facing History and Ourselves/Coolidge Corner Film Series Coolidge Corner Movie Theatre, Brookline, MA
November 10, 2005 The Liverpool Lesbian & Gay Film Festival — Liverpool, England http://www.unitytheatreliverpool.co.uk/novembert.htm
October 20, 2005 Kimmel Center, New York University, New York City
October 10, 2005 NBPC Prized Pieces Film Festival, New York, NY Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture http://www.digitaldrum.tv
February 3, 2005 Ellen Driscoll Theater Piedmont, CA April 2004 One World Human Rights Documentary Film Festival Prague, Czech Republic http://www.oneworld.cz/
April 13, 2004 Mary & Leigh Block Museum, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
March 2004 1st International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival in Romania, Brasov, Romania
March 31, 2004 Tivoli Theatre, Kansas City, MO
March 27, 2004 Cinema Arts Centre, Huntington, NY http://www.cinemaartscentre.org/
March 18, 2004 14th Melbourne Queer Film Festival Melbourne, Australia http://www.melbournequeerfilm.com.au/festival/
March 13, 2004 Spirit Rock Meditation Center Woodacre, CA 94973 http://www.spiritrock.org/
March 11, 10 pm 2004 Icelandic Lesbian and Gay Film Festival (Reykjavik ICELAND) http://www.hinbio.org/
February 29, 2004 Reel Identities: The New Orleans LGBT Film Festival http://www.reelidentities.org/2004
February 22, 2004 University of Oregon Queer Film Festival http://www.uoregon.edu/~cultural/cal.html
February 21, 2004 University of Chicago Alumni Association Screening http://alumnievents.uchicago.edu/
February 19, 2004 MASS MoCA – North Adams, MA http://www.massmoca.org/performing_arts/perf_arts_feb04.html
February 18, 2004 University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA http://www.cmacweb.org/
January 22, 2004 Colby College, Waterville, ME
January 20, 2004 Concord Academy, Concord, MA
December 10-14, 2003 Human Rights in Film International Festival, Warsaw, Poland
December 1-7, 2003 Queer Verite Documentary Festival Seoul, South Korea
November 19, 2003 Austin Film Society presents the Texas Documentary Tour, co-presented by University of Texas RTF Department and the Austin Chronicle http://www.austinfilm.org
November 17, 2003 OUT TAKES Dallas Lesbian and Gay Film Festival http://www.outtakesdallas.org/
November 15, 2003 The Florida Room Documentary Film Festival, Miami http://www.thefloridaroom.org/
November 15, 2003 Vinokino: Lesbian and Gay Film Festival of Helsinki, Finland http://www.tuseta.fi/vinokino/
November 15, 2003 Connecticut Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (Hartford, CT) http://www.ctglff.org/
November 12, 2003 The Otherside Side Cinema Newcastle upon Tyne, England http://www.sidecinema.com/
November 11, 2003 Reeling 2003: The Chicago Lesbian and Gay Intl. Film Festival http://www.chicagofilmmakers.org/reeling2003
October 26, 2003 18th Annual Pittsburgh International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival Pittsburgh, PA http://www.pilgff.org/documentaries.htm
October 22-26, 2003 United Nations Association Film Festival at Stanford UniversityPalo Alto, CA http://www.unaff.org/2003/
October 17-23, 2003 Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, Seattle, WA http://seattlequeerfilm.com/
October 12, 2003 The Seventh Annual Portland, Oregon, Lesbian & Gay Film Festival http://www.sensoryperceptions.org/
October 9-19, 2003 Montreal International Festival of New Cinema and New Media, Montreal, Canada http://www.fcmm.com/
Sunday, October 19, 2003 Pride of the Lehigh Valley Queer Film Festival Lehigh University, Bethlehem PA http://www.pridelv.org/files/filmfest.php
October 9, 2003 Sacramento International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Sacramento, CA http://www.siglff.org/
October 7, 2003 Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival Tampa, FL http://pridefilmfest.com/
October 5, 2003 ImageOut Festival, Rochester, NYhttp://www.imageout.org/
October 4-5, 2003 Tallgrass Film Festival, Wichita, Kansas http://www.tallgrassfilmfest.com/
Saturday, October 4, 2003 Amnesty International Film Festival, Laramie, Wyoming http://www.amnestyusa.org
September 20, 2003 Bent Lens Cinema, Boulder, Colorado http://www.bentlens.org
September 20, 2003 Fresno Reel Pride Film Festival, Fresno, CA http://www.reelpride.com/
September 19, 2003 GLSEN National Conference, Washington, DC http://www.glsen.org/
September 19, 2003 Pride at Work Biennial Convention, Tyson Corner, VA http://www.prideatwork.org
September 17-21, 2003 Urbanworld Film Festival, New York, NY http://www.uwff.com/
September 17, 2003 The best of OUTfest, Hollywood, CA
September 12-14, 2003 Twin Cities Black Film Festival, Minneapolis, MN http://www.tcbff.com/
September 12-14, 2003 Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival, Indianapolis, IN http://www.IndyLGBTFilm.com/
September 8, 2003 Black Filmmaker Magazine International Festival, London, England http://www.bfmfilmfestival.com/
September 2003 The Best of the New Fest at Brooklyn Academy of Music http://www.newfest.org/
August 22, 2003 40th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington Special screening at the Kennedy Center, Washington, DC
August 14, 2003 Vancouver Queer Film & Video Festival http://www.outonscreen.com/festival
August 12, 2003 Oakland International Black GLBT Film Festival Oakland, CA http://www.clubrimshot.com/filmfestival.html
August 8, 2003 Locarno International Film Festiva, Locarno, Switzerland http://2003.pardo.ch/breve_2003/index_x.jsp
August 8, 2003 Rhode Island International Film Festival, Providence, RI http://www.film-festival.org/about_riiff/about_main.html
August 8, 2003 8th North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, Durham, NC http://www.carolinatheatre.org/ncglff/
July 29, 2003 United Church of Christ Chicago, IL
July 26, 2003 Atlanta National Black Arts Festival, Atlanta, GA http://www.nbaf.org/
July 19, 2003 The Philadelphia International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival http://www.phillyfests.com/
July 12, 2003 Outfest: The Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival http://www.outfest.org
June 23, 2003 Frameline San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival San Francisco, CA http://www.frameline.org/festival/
June 20-25, 2003 The Oslo, Norway Gay & Lesbian Film Festival http://www.skeivefilmer.no/
June 20, 2003 Provincetown International Film Festival, Provincetown, MA http://www.ptownfilmfest.org/
June 14, 2003 New Fest: The New York Gay and Lesbian Film Festival New York, NY http://www.newfestival.org/
May 19, 2003 Inside Out: 13th Annual Toronto LGBT Film & Video FestivalToronto, CA http://www.insideout.on.ca/
May 17, 2003 The Boston Gay and Lesbian Film/Video FestivalMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA http://www.mfa.org/cgi-bin/webevent.pl
May 16, 2003 Naked Eye: Conversations, Washington Commission for the Humanities, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
May 3, 2003 Maryland Film Festival, Baltimore, MD http://www.mdfilmfest.com
May 1, 2003 30th Athens International Film and Video Festival, Athens, GA http://www.athensfest.org/
April 19-20, 20032003 Turin International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Turin, Italy http://www.turinglfilmfestival.com/
April 5 and 9, 2003 London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival, London, England http://www.llgff.org.uk/
April 3, 2003 Amnesty International Film Festival, Pittsburgh, PA http://www.amnestyusa.org /
March 1-2, 2003 Cinequest San Jose Film Festival, San Jose, CA http://www.cinequest.org/2003/index.html
February 13-14, 2003 11th Annual Pan African Film & Arts FestivalLos Angeles, CA http://www.paff.org/
January 16-26, 2003 Sundance Film Festival, Park City, UT. Festival Premiere http://festival.sundance.org/
November 8, 2002 Creating Change NGLTF National Conference, Portland, OR