Join us for Being Alive’s movie night every Monday @ 7PM!
June 1: Salvation Army (2015) – Moroccan writer Abdellah Taïa directs this big-screen adaptation of his own largely autobiographical novel, telling the complex, coming-of-age story of a young, gay Arab man’s sexual awakening.
June 8: It’s Not Over (2014) – Three young lives on separate continents are deeply affected by HIV and AIDS, including the misunderstandings and prejudice that accompany it.
June 15: Lilting (2014) – In the wake of her son’s untimely death, a grieving mother reaches out to her son’s roommate in an attempt to understand more about who he was.
June 22: Rent (2005) – Chris Columbus’s faithful adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical set in New York’s East Village boasts a slew of stars from the show’s original Broadway cast, including Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, Idina Menzel, Taye Diggs and Jesse L. Martin. Based on Puccini’s opera “La boheme,” the story follows a group of scrappy bohemians who face true love, broken hearts, drug addiction and AIDS — and paying rent to high-powered oppressors.
June 29: Pit Stop (2013) – Two working-class gay men in a small Texas town experience love and loss as they search for meaning and romance in their sometimes isolated lives.