FOR PLANNING PURPOSES: Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Director Daniel Karslake to discuss documentary after free screening of
For The Bible Tells Me So at Weber State University
SALT LAKE CITY – Acclaimed director Dan Karslake will be discussing his documentary For The Bible Tells Me So, with students and local leaders at Weber State University on Wednesday, September 30. Mr. Karslake will answer questions from the audience after the screening and talk about his upcoming film For We Know Not What We Do.
Mr. Karslake’s For The Bible Tells Me So is an exploration of the intersection between religion and homosexuality in the U.S. and how the religious right has used its interpretation of the Bible to stigmatize the gay community.
WHAT: Free Screening and Discussion with Dan Karslake for Award Winning Documentary For The Bible Tells Me So
WHEN: Wednesday, September 30 @ 3:00 PM
WHO: Dan Karslake, Award Winning Director
LGBT Resource Center, Weber State
Jane and Tami Marquardt Peace & Possibilities speaker series
WHERE: Weber State University, Wildcat Theatre
ADDITIONAL Film Website: http://www.forthebibletellsmeso.org/indexd.htm
INFORMATION Film Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajBR0dq0XXk
Daniel G. Karslake is Sundance award winning documentary producer and director, best known for
For the Bible Tells Me So, Every Three Seconds, and In the Life. "For the Bible Tells Me So” has won numerous awards and received a 98% positive rating on Rotten tomatoes.
The Peace and Possibility Speaker Series, made possible by a generous grant from Jane Marquardt and Tami Marquardt aims to bring high profile LGBT leaders and advocates to Weber State University to provide cultural opportunities, enhance the “welcomeness” and inclusion on campus, and cultivate the “ally” community.
Weber State’s LGBT Resource Center seeks to consolidate resources and advocate for LGBT students on and off the Weber State campus. More information on Weber State’s LGBT Resource Center can be found online at Weber State University and the Ogden Standard Examiner.
This event is open to media.