Free event!

Followed by a reception in the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center!

The topic of LGBTQ rights and how the arts help in addressing them will be at the core of this conversation between artists and intellectuals from Romania, Russia, and the U.S.

Panelists include Masha Gessen, a Russian-American journalist, lecturer, and activist, and the author of Words Will Break Cement: The Passion of Pussy Riot and The Man Without a Face: The Unlikely Rise of Vladimir Putin; Andrew Solomon, a writer and lecturer on psychology, politics, and the arts and the National Book Award-winning author of The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression and Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity; and filmmaker Pavel Loparev (Children 404). The conversation will be moderated by Romanian-American documentary filmmaker and human rights activist Mona Nicoară (Our School).