South Carolina: Community Loss, Film Series
Updated: October 9, 2017 at 8:21 pm
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Community member mourned
CHARLESTON, S.C. — Alliance for Full Acceptance has announced that Howard Daniel Folk died tragically as a result of a vehicle accident in Hartwell, Ga.
The accomplished photographer lent his talents to the organization’s recent billboard campaign proclaiming that “LGBT Rights are Civil Rights.” He also volunteered extensively documenting the events and lives of the LGBTQ community in the Lowcountry.
Folk was the director of First National Bank of South Carolina.
He is survived by his partner, Texas.
Film series continues
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The OUT Here film series will present “Torch Song Trilogy” on Oct. 18, 7 p.m, at The Nickelodeon, 1607 Main St.
This film is based on the Tony award-winning play and captures the loves, journey and life of Arnold, a torch singer and drag performer, in 1970s and 1980s New York City. Harvey Fierstein plays the lead, along with costars Anne Bancroft and Matthew Broderick.
On Nov. 21, 7 p.m., “Desert Hearts” will be shown. The groundbreaking film is a love story about two women set in 1959. It stars Patricia Charbonneau and Helen Shaver.
Tickets are $11 and are available online and at the box office.
Support for the series is provided by SC Equality PAC, Famously Hot South Carolina Pride, South Carolina Gay + Lesbian Business Guild, Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, PA, Darryl Cooper John Lucas Robert Keenan and Brian Chen, Lula Drake, Dr. Ed Madden and Bert Easter and Larry Hembree and Joe Hudson.
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