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2022 HPG Symposium: Fire Island Screening

A modern retelling of Pride & Prejudice at the height of gay summer vacation? This 2022 romantic comedy features writer/lead Joel Kim Booster, Bowen Yang, Margaret Cho and was directed by Andrew Ahn. Come see how Jane Austen’s tale of love still has relevance when recast in the overlapping identities of our queer, multi-racial cast.

Synopsis: A group of queer best friends gather in the Fire Island Pines for their annual week of love and laughter, but when a sudden change of events jeopardizes their summer in gay paradise, their bonds as a chosen family are pushed to the limit.

Featuring after-screening discussion, guests TBD. Rated R. Runtime 1h 45m.

This film is presented in partnership with Jane Austen & Co, the Asian American Center, and the LGBTQ Center.

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This event is part of the 2022 HPG Symposium this September 19th-23rd. Over five days, engaged scholars, humanists, artists, cultural workers, students and more will join in thoughtful conversations and interactive activities. You’ll have the opportunity to sit back and learn from success stories and get your hands dirty strategizing about the next big thing. Join us!

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