1946: The Mistranslation That Shifted Culture
Opens on April 3
Director: Sharon Roggio Run Time: 92 min. Format: DCP Release Year: 2022
Starring: Ed Oxford, Kathy Baldock, Pastor Sal Roggio
Seeking to uncover the origins of the rabid homophobia of the conservative church, a Gay seminary scholar and a straight activist make a shocking discovery: In 1946 an erroneous translation of the term “homosexual” in the Bible that has been weaponized against the LGBTQIA+ community ever since. Director Rocky Roggio uses her own complicated history as the Queer daughter of a minister as a point of departure to bring us this fascinating personal investigation.
Tickets for this special screening are $15. No Brattle passes accepted.