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'Hannah Free' March 21 at Unitarian Church of Evanston
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2014-02-18

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The Rainbow Alliance of the Unitarian Church of Evanston presents Hannah Free Friday, March 21 at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for a dessert and coffee salon. Following the film will be a panel discussion. Admission is $10 Donation.

Members of the panel are editor/producer Sharon Zurek, actors Taylor Miller and Maureen Gallagher and producer Tracy Baim.

The Unitarian Church of Evanston, 1330 Ridge Ave., is a "Welcoming Congregation" within the Unitarian Universalist Association. As a Welcoming Congregation, UCE pledges to address the needs of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender people at every level of congregational life, and celebrate the lives and loves of all people in the spirit of the first principle of Unitarian Universalism. The Rainbow Alliance carries out the goals of UCE's welcoming congregation.

Film Synopsis: Hannah and Rachel grew up as little girls in the same small Midwest town, where traditional gender expectations eventually challenge their deep love for one another. Hannah becomes an adventurous, unapologetic lesbian and Rachel a strong but quiet homemaker. Weaving back and forth between past and present, the film reveals how the women maintained their love affair despite a marriage, a world war, infidelities, and family denial.

Hannah Free is a feature-length motion picture shot in HD for distribution in worldwide theatrical and ancillary markets. It was written by Claudia Allen and directed by Wendy Jo Carlton. Hannah Free was produced by Ripe Fruit Films, LLC http://www.hannahfree.com/

Sharon Gless Bio

Sharon Gless is an American character actress of stage, film and television, who is best known as Sgt. Christine Cagney in the police procedural drama series Cagney & Lacey( 1982—1988 ), as Debbie Novotny in the Showtime cable television series Queer as Folk ( 2000—2005 ), and as Madeline Westen in Burn Notice ( 2007—2013 ). Gless has won two Emmy Awards and has received 10 Emmy nominations, has been nominated seven times for the Golden Globe ( winning two in 1986 and 1991 ) and has received her own Star on the Walk of Fame in 1995.

Tickets go on sale February 25.

Tickets & info: ucevanston.org or call 847-864-1330.


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