LBGT Documentary Film “Call Me Kuchu”



Two Related Events: At Ocean Gate: Saturday morning at 9 a.m. July 18th the talk will be given by Choten Robinson an activist associated with “Call Me Kuchu.” Saturday Night At Temple Belth El: 7-9 p.m. A screening of the film (see below) followed by a panel discussion.

Ocean Gate Zen Center, the Diversity Center of Santa Cruz and Temple Beth El and Our In Our Faith are co-sponsoring the local premiere of the award-winning documentary “Call Me Kuchu” on July 18th from 7-9 p.m. at Temple Beth El in Aptos. Call Me Kuchu posterThis film is an American documentary film, released in 2012. Directed by Malika Zouhall-Worrall and Katherine Fairfax Wright, the film explores the struggles of the LGBT community in Uganda, focusing in part on the 2011 murder of LGBT activist David Kato. The film premiered at the 2012 Berlin International Film Festival, and won the Teddy Award for Best Documentary.

The movie with be followed by a panel discussion including Daijaku Kinst one of Ocean Gate’s teachers, as well as a special guest speaker from Uganda. Refreshments provided. Location: Temple Beth El, 3055 Porter Gulch Rd., Aptos, CA. For more information Please visit: or There is a sliding scale contribution of $3 to $10. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Ocean Gate Zen Center is a member of Our In Our Faith a coalition of dozens of local faith communities comprised of Jewish, Christian, Buddhist, Unitarian & non-denominational congregations in Santa Cruz County, promotion full inclusion of LGBT members.

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