United States Director Mercedes Kane
Art Johnston and Pepe Peña are civil rights leaders whose life and love is a force behind LGBTQ+ equality in the heart of the country. Their iconic gay bar, Sidetracks in Chicago, has helped fuel movements and create community for decades in Chicago’s queer neighborhood.
*Scheduled to Attend: Mercedes Kane, Art Johnston and Pepe Peña Also: Nigel Cotterill and Juan-Carlos Diaz, former owner of Below Zero Lounge and the Cabaret. They will be honored - for their community work - before the screening and a reception will follow the screening.