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    GEN SILENT at the Coolidge Corner Theatre

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    March 28, 2011


    GEN SILENT at the Coolidge Corner Theatre

    Gen Silent is the powerful new documentary from award-winning documentary filmmaker and director Stu Maddux about the challenges facing LGBT older adults and caregivers as they deal with issues of aging and discrimination. Gen Silent follows six Boston area LGBT older adults and caregivers over the course of a year as they face healthcare and long-term care crises. LGBT older people who fought the first battles for equality now have so much fear about discrimination, bullying and abuse that many are hiding their lives to survive. Thousands are dying earlier than their straight counterparts because they are isolated and afraid to ask for help. But a growing number of people are working to protect LGBT older adults and caregivers. Gen Silent offers hope and new models of care – that are taking place here in Massachusetts. Gen Silent helps raise awareness so that our LGBT older adults can have a greater chance to live and age in safety, with dignity and respect. To watch the GEN SILENT trailer, visit www.GenSilent.com The film has received critical acclaim everywhere it’s been shown. Gen Silent is an important film that is changing people’s lives for the better. Recent Awards for Gen Silent: * Grand Prize Winner: Alternative Spirit Award: Rhode Island International Film Festival * Audience and/or Jury Award for Best Documentary - Charlotte Film Festival - Council on Social Work Education, Gero-Ed Film Festival - Long Island Gay and Lesbian Film Festival - Outflix Memphis Film Festival - Sacramento Film & Music Festival

    Coolidge Corner Theatre

    290 Harvard St
    Brookline, MA 02446

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    All tickets $10.

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