19 Sep 2012
Documentary about gay and lesbian workplace rights, “Out at Work” Sept. 30
Out at Work
a film by Tami Gold and Kelly Anderson.
Sunday, September 30 at 2 p.m.
Introduction by Professor Michelle Abate
In 1992, Cracker Barrel cook Cheryl Summerville received a pink slip for “failing to demonstrate normal heterosexual values.” She was shocked to discover that this type of dismissal was legal in more than 40 American states. OUT chronicles three stories of people who have sought workplace safety, job security and benefits for gay and lesbian workers. Cine Golden Eagle Award ; GLAAD Award, Outstanding Documentary of the Year ; Gold Plaque, Chicago International Film Festival ; Golden Apple Award.
“Filled with humor, insight and moving fervor, OUT AT WORK offers a stirring experience for all of us. “ – Robert Hawk, Sundance Film Festival