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PARIAH
Scene 1
Monday, Sep 17, 2018 7:00 PM
A Brooklyn teenager juggles conflicting identities and risks friendship, heartbreak, and family in a desperate search for sexual expression. Presented in partnership with Iowa City Pride!
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General Admission Adult Promotion
General Admission Adult Evening - $9.00
General Admission Senior Promotion
General Admission Children Promotion
General Admission Seniors (60+) - $6.50
General Admission UI Student Promotion
General Admission UI Student (with valid ID) - $6.50
General Admission Children (12 and younger) - $6.50

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Special gallery reception honoring United Action For Youth artists begins in FilmScene's lobby at 6PM - all ticketed guests welcome!

Pariah will be preceeded by Academy-Award winning short film Trevor

"A stirring coming-out story."- Stephen Holden, The New York Times

"What we're seeing here is the emergence of a promising writer-director, an actor and a cinematographer who are all exciting, and have cared to make a film that seeks helpful truths.”
Roger Ebert

"The finest coming-of-age movie I've seen in years." - Ella Taylor, National Public Radio

Teenage Alike lives in Brookyn's Fort Greene neighborhood with her parents and younger sister. A lesbian, Alike quietly embraces her identity and is looking for her first lover, but wonders how much she can truly confide in her family, especially with her parents' marriage already strained. When Alike's mother presses her to befriend a colleague's daughter, Alike feels she has met her perfect match. Presented in partnership with Iowa City Pride, Summer of the Arts and United Action For Youth.