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'In the Life' series archived; Wolfe Video; Creating Change
2015-08-05

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Digital portal archives PBS' 'In the Life'

Coverage of the 1993 march on Washington and the story of murdered transgender teen Fred Martinez are a couple of the new "In the Life" digital research portal that the UCLA Film and Television Archive has created.

The videos and other resources are publicly accessible online as part of a new LGBT moving-image research area featuring episodes of the Emmy-nominated public-television series In the Life.

The portal's launch, which is part of the Film and Television Archive's 50th anniversary celebration, builds on its previous efforts with the nonprofit Outfest through the Outfest UCLA Legacy Project.

Visit www.cinema.ucla.edu/collections/inthelife .

Wolfe Video donates lesbian movies

As Wolfe Video celebrates its 30th anniversary year, the company has made a donation to the June Mazer Lesbian Archives—depositing a complete DVD library of every lesbian film Wolfe has released since 1985, according to a press release.

This library of approximately 100 lesbian movies ranges from classics like Desert Hearts to more recent acclaimed hits like Mosquita & Mari, Reaching for the Moon, Kiss Me and the company's newest release, Of Girls and Horses.

All of the DVDs will be available for researchers at the archives.

Creating Change 2016 in Chicago

The National LGBTQ Task Force has announced that the 28th National Conference on LGBT Equality: Creating Change ( "Creating Change" ) will take place Jan. 20-24, 2016 at the Hilton Chicago.

Close to 5,000 LGBTQ community leaders and activists from across the country are expected to attend the conference.

The National LGBTQ Task Force will be hosting an informational meeting for local LGBTQ community leaders about how to join the conference host committee. The meeting will take place Wed., March 18, at 6:30 p.m. at the Chicago Urban League, 4510 S. Michigan Ave. Those interested in attending are encouraged to RSVP by emailing creatingchange@thetaskforce.org .

For more information about the conference and to register, visit www.creatingchange.org .


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