HRC to Host Special Screening of Powerful Documentary on Bi-National Same-Sex Couple

Last Monday the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) – the nation’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization – announced the special screening of (In)Voluntary Departure as part of its Equality Talks speaker series with the film’s director Wes Culwell.

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(In)Voluntary Departure is a documentary chronicling the lives of a gay bi-national couple, Alon Rosenfeld and Alessandro Tomasseti, during their final days in the United States. Israeli-born, Alon received his U.S. citizenship in 2009 and after over 13 years of building their lives, careers, and home, these small business owners awoke to Canadian-born Sandro’s H1B Visa final extension expiring with no permanent residency options. (In)Voluntary Departure takes an intimate look at the immigration policies of the United States through the departure of Alon and Sandro as well as through the multi-national community that surrounded them and their business.

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View the trailer and learn more about the film at www.InVoluntaryDepartureFilm.com.

When: Thursday, June 20, 2013
Doors open: 6 p.m.

Where: Human Rights Campaign
1640 Rhode Island Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036

Equality Talks is a speaker series by the Human Rights Campaign, bringing a critical thinking approach to issues important to the LGBT community. This event is open to press. For those wishing to attend or for more information, visit www.hrc.org/june20.

The Human Rights Campaign is America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality. By inspiring and engaging all Americans, HRC strives to end discrimination against LGBT citizens and realize a nation that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all.

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