Pride Film Screening: Celebrating LGBTQ+ Stories with Nick Oceano Armendáriz

Date: June 29, 2024 @ 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cost: $Equity Pricing - Members: $5, Non-Members: $10. Regular Pricing - Members: $15, Non-Members: $20
Hunterdon Art Museum
7 Lower Center Street
Clinton, NJ 08809

Join us for a Special Pride Month Film Screening and Q&A with Filmmaker Nick Oceano Armendáriz!

In celebration of Pride Month, we are proud to present an evening dedicated to LGBTQ+ stories and voices. We will be screening two remarkable films by acclaimed filmmaker Nick Oceano Armendáriz, followed by an engaging Q&A session with the director himself, live via Zoom from Los Angeles. This event is open to all ages.

Featured Films:

  • Pieces of Me (26 min): This powerful short documentary explores the life of Joslyn DeFreece, a successful writer, actress, and transgender activist. Witness her inspiring journey of self-acceptance, purpose, and sisterhood, set against the backdrop of a conservative midwestern upbringing.
  • Pedro (1 hr 34 min): Commemorating the 25th anniversary of Pedro Zamora’s passing, this moving biopic tells the story of the AIDS activist and MTV ‘The Real World’ star. Written by Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black, Pedro offers a profound look at Zamora’s life, his activism, and his enduring impact on the conversation around HIV/AIDS.

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Celebrate Pride Month with Us! Come together to honor the stories and achievements of the LGBTQ+ community through film and conversation. We look forward to welcoming you to this special event at the Hunterdon Art Museum.

Artist Bio

Nick Oceano Armendáriz is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker who has written, directed and produced award-winning films, worked in television and produced and directed music videos and commercials over the past thirteen years.

His 2008 feature debut, “Pedro”, the MTV biopic about AIDS activist Pedro Zamora, has played around the world, including the prestigious Toronto and Berlin Film Festivals. The film, penned by Dustin Lance Black (“Milk”) was nominated for the 2009 Humanitas Prize, a 2010 WGA Award, and a 2010 GLAAD Award. “Pedro” had a short theatrical release and premiered on MTV and LOGO in April of 2009, and was released by Wolfe Video the same year.

An alumnus of the prestigious USC School of Cinematic Arts, Nick works as a screenwriting consultant and film instructor at Columbia College. His feature script “Finding Albie Finch” was a semifinalist for the Sundance Writer’s Lab and he’s currently in development on several features, including a supernatural thriller with Jeffrey Reddick (creator of “Final Destination.”)

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