GO DEEP: A Movie Night with the Fenway Health Young Leaders Council

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[responsive_vimeo 31893050] On Tuesday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m., the Young Leaders Council of Fenway Health will host a movie night to bring together our nearest, dearest and queerest. (Straight friends, you should come too!) And this is no ordinary popcorn party. In conjunction with the 29th Annual Boston LGBT Film Festival, the YLC will host a special screening of “deepsouth.” It’s a riveting, award-winning documentary that examines the struggles to support HIV/AIDS education and advocacy in the American south: where rates of infection are high, access to services is limited, and LGBT people—particularly those of color—are especially marginalized. “deepsouth” 
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Premiere of Fenway Health’s Contribution to the “I Am: Trans People Speak” Project

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In honor of Transgender Awareness Week,  the LifeSkills project of The Fenway Institute and the Boundless and Living Well series at Fenway Health hosted the debut screening of Fenway’s  I AM: Trans People Speak video Wednesday, November 14 in the auditorium of Fenway’s 1340 Boylston Street home in Boston. Directed and produced by Jesse Begenyi of Anchors Aweigh Media and the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition (MTPC), the Fenway video is the latest contribution to the national “I AM: Trans People Speak” campaign. The “I AM” project raises awareness about the diversity that exists within transgender communities. It gives a voice 
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YLC Hosts LGBT Film Festival Event

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOFTAVaeHWw[/youtube] On Tuesday, May 8, the Young Leaders Council of Fenway Health will be hosting a screening of short films for the 28th Annual Boston LGBT Film Festival. The screening features Lions of New York, a documentary that follows the New York City’s most prominent gay hockey team; Pursuit, a film by Patty Newton that deconstructs the traditional romantic comedy with two female leads; and Au Commencement, a subtitled French animated short about two sperm who happened to be gay. Additionally, the award-winning documentary filmmaker Blair Doroshwalther and producer Giovanna Chesler will present a sneak preview rough-cut of their documentary, 
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Save the Date: Public Screening of We Were Here: The AIDS Years in San Francisco

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Free Screening of We Were Here: The AIDS Years in San Francisco Monday, November 28 6:30 p.m.—Reception with light fare 7:15 p.m.—Film screening followed by panel discussion Fenway Health, 10th floor auditorium 1340 Boylston Street, Boston In advance of World AIDS Day—30 years after the first medical reports of what is now known as AIDS—we will be screening the powerful new documentary, We Were Here. Whether you remember those first news reports about a new disease or you were born after the onset of the AIDS epidemic, this will surely be an informative, moving evening. We Were Here documents the 
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Fenway’s HIV Vaccine Testimonials Receive Silver Davey Award

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McElroy Films received a Silver Davey Award in the Charitable/Non-Profit category for their stellar work on Fenway’s HIV vaccine testimonial series. We’re happy to share that our friends at McElroy Films have received a Silver Davey award for their work on a series of video testimonials promoting HIV vaccine research at The Fenway Institute. The Davey Awards honor small creative firms doing big work. Congratulations to McElroy Films. And thank you to all of the study participants and staff who made these videos (and the life-saving work they’re promoting) possible! You can view McElroy Film’s other winning videos on their 
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