HW Pick: Oya, Something Happened on the Way to West Africa Premieres

May 27, 2015

rspridefrontsmallPride and Gender: A Film Conversation celebrates LGBTQ Month with an amazing line up of films and guests.

The evening features the premiere screening of director Seyi Adebanjo’s film Oya: Something Happened on the Way to West Africa! Oya follows the filmmaker’s journey as a queer gender non-conforming Nigerian who connects with Òrìṣà tradition and the powerful legacy of their great grandmother, Chief Moloran Ìyá Ọlọ́ya.

Clairesa Clay, a founding member of Reel Sisters and first curator, will host the conversation with Sasha Alexander (BTM Founder) and Olympia Perez, members of Black Trans Media will join filmmakers Seyi Adebanjo and Skyler Cooper.

Come at 5:30 pm and enjoy refreshments courtesy of Buka, an authentic Nigerian Restaurant! Thanks to community partners Black Trans Media and Buka for supporting our celebration!


Pride and Gender: A Film Conversation
DATE & TIME: JUNE 4, 2015, 6 PM-8 PM

Tickets: $10 – available at: Pride and Gender

For info call: 212-865-2982 or 718-488-1624.


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