Human Rights First and Open Society Foundations to Host U.S. Film Premiere of "Getting Out"
Human Rights First and the Open Society Foundations host the U.S. premiere of the documentary Getting Out, which highlights the struggle of LGBTI individuals facing homophobia in East Africa. This event comes in the wake of renewed international attention following the January 2011 murder of Ugandan gay activist David Kato.
Location: E Street Cinema, 555 11th Street NW, Washington, DCEvent Date: April 6, 2011 Event Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Speakers: Chris Dolan, Elisa Massimino, Michael Heflin Space is limited. Please RSVP to Giselle Kasim at email@example.com to ensure a seat. Opening Remarks
- Michael Heflin, Project Director, LGBTI Rights Initiative, Open Society Foundations
- Elisa Massimino, President and CEO, Human Rights First
- Chris Dolan, Director, Refugee Law Project
- A refugee from West Africa granted asylum in the United States because of persecution related to his sexual orientation