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Short Film with Director Q&A: “That’s My Boy” - A Story of Inclusion

  • Brad's Deals 640 N LaSalle Dr. Chicago, IL 60654 United States (map)

Cost: Included in Membership; Limited Seats Available

About This Experience

This month’s special Member Meetup will be in collaboration with Docademia, an organization that brings breakthrough documentaries to life through live Q&A with filmmaker-activists. In this Meetup, we’ll begin our night together by watching That’s My Boy, a short documentary on gender identity that portrays the successful and remarkable life of Sonu, a transgender man living in India. His life and struggles are shared by many others and the film offers a solution to society: acceptance & inclusion. Following the documentary, we’ll have a live Q&A (via Zoom) with the director/filmmaker to bring to life the themes presented in the film. A group discussion about the importance of inclusive leadership will be facilitated by Docademia cofounder Nassim Abdi & Ignite cofounder Ryan Jeffery.

What to Expect

  • Opportunity to view a powerful international documentary short film

  • The chance to ask questions of the filmmaker

  • The opportunity to share your thoughts and questions on the theme

  • The chance to get to know other members through a deeper conversation over drinks

If you are a member and want to invite a guest, fill out this form. If you want to join this experience but aren’t a member, apply for membership here.


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