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Next Zoom June 15th

The next film to be discussed on Wednesday, June 15th at 6:30pm will be FLEE. A poignant film about belonging and the search for identity, FLEE tells the extraordinary true story of Amin Nawabi, a gay man on the verge of marriage which compels him to reveal his hidden past as an Afghan refugee. This month’s film selection is in recognition of World Refugee Day, held each year on June 20th. Can be streamed on HuluApple TVPrime Video, or YouTube.

Chillfest is partnering with Stonewall National Museum & Archives (SNMA) for a monthly Film Club. Chillfest programmers, John Catania and Charles Ignacio select films for members to screen at home and then meet on Zoom to discuss and critique. Zoom link information will be provided after joining the group.


1) Become a member of Stonewall National Museum & Archives, a vital organization preserving LGBTQ+ history for nearly 50 years. An Individual membership is just $35. Join here.​

2) Email with subject "Join Film Club" to inquiry@stonewall-museum.org for Zoom link

Once an SNMA member there is no fee to be part of the Film Club or Chillfest. Because of their collection of LGBTQ+ films, Film Club members will be expected to have a Netflix account and have access to YouTube.