Filmmaker to Screen ‘Gen Silent’ in Newark

Movie portrays people who struggled to come out of the closet and are now being forced to go back in.

Filmmaker Stu Maddux will screen a documentary called “Gen Silent” at the Newark Community Center on January 31.

This will be the first time the documentary will be shown in the TriCity area. It is about people who came out of the closet during the American Civil Rights Movement and the social oppression they now face while living with caretakers. “Gen Silent” won the “Best Documentary" award at the Frameline Film Festival in San Francisco. 

The movie screening is produced by Lavender Seniors of the East Bay and LIFE Elder Care. It begins at 7 p.m. on January 31st at the Newark Community Center, located at 35501 Cedar Blvd. in Newark, California.  The film is free and open to the public. No need to sneak in candy to this movie. Refreshments will be provided.



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