April 22, 2015 STAFF/STU

Film Screening: Paragraph 175

“Paragraph 175” chronicles the lives of several gay men and one lesbian who were persecuted by the Nazis. The gay men were arrested by the Nazis for the crime of homosexuality under Paragraph 175, the sodomy provision of the German penal code, dating back to 1871. Directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman, and narrated by Rupert Everett. Free pizza dinner for all who attend! (81 minutes)

Date: Tuesday, April 28
Time: 7-9 p.m.
Location: LSC Conference Room

Check out the trailer here: https://youtu.be/ySlMFFJQcO0

Discussion led by Dr. Matthew Berg and Salomon Rodezno will follow screening.

Sponsored by the Department of History, the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, and the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion.

Please contact csdi@jcu.edu if you have any questions.

*The exhibit “Nazi Persecution of Homosexuals” will be open before and after the film screening*

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