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Oct 12

OCT 12

7:00 PM–9:00 PM


Out by Denis Parrot (2018) NYC Preview

7:00 PM–9:00 PM    Cowin Auditorium (Horace Mann Hall 147) in Teachers College

Film/Roundtable Discussion:

Out by Denis Parrot (2018)
NYC Preview

MAUVAIS GENRES: Columbia Maison Française Film Festival

Documentary, 63 minutes
*In English and other languages subtitled in English 

The screening was followed by a discussion with director Denis Parrot, Ronald Gregg and Nora Philippe. To watch again this discussion, click here

Through a montage of compelling videos posted on the Internet by lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth  from different parts of the world, Out makes us experience from within the groundbreaking moment of their coming out – after which their intimate and social lives shall be forever changed. Denis Parrot’s powerfully transformative film explores empathy, online and in real life, showing moments of solidarity, apprehension, and hope.  

Denis Parrot is a film editor, graphic designer, and animation artist. Out is his first documentary film as a director, based on the research and viewing of 1200 videos of coming out “live,” published on the web.

To watch the trailer, please click here.  

This event is featured as part of the film festival, Mauvais Genres: French Cinema Takes on Gender organized by the Columbia Maison Française and curated by Nora Philippe. 
Additional support is provided by Cultural Services of the French Embassy, Knapp Family Foundation, Paul LeClerc Centennial Fund, Columbia University Institute for Ideas and Imagination, Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities.

Please email to request disability accommodations. Advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility needs. This event will be recorded. By being electronically present, you consent to the Maison Française using such video for promotional purposes.

Out by Denis Parrot (2018) NYC Preview