Join the Virginia Queer Film Festival and Coastal Virginia Unitarians Universalist Church for a special African American History Month screening of the award-winning documentary “Black Rainbow Love” followed by a talkback with filmmaker Angela Harvey.
Black Rainbow Love is an intimate and heartfelt documentary that celebrates the stories of the Black LGBTQ+ community. Through candid interviews with couples, individuals, clergy, activists, and family members, the film reveals the power of truth, the vibrancy of the rainbow in their lives, and the profound love that shapes their stories. It explores not only intimate and platonic love but also love of self, community, God, and purpose.
With a focus on representation and empowerment, Black Rainbow Love sheds light on the experiences, struggles, and triumphs of Black LGBTQ+ individuals, highlighting their resilience and the richness of their identities. The film invites viewers into a world of love, acceptance, and self-discovery, while challenging societal norms and fostering understanding.
Angela Harvey is a passionate filmmaker, writer, and director known for her powerful storytelling and dedication to representing marginalized communities. With a focus on social justice and equality, Angela uses film as a platform to explore important issues and shed light on underrepresented voices. Her documentaries capture authentic narratives, delving into themes of identity, belonging, and resilience.