Limerick Pride and Printmakers mark LGBTQ activist’s anniversary

Marsha P. Johnson

THE 30th anniversary of LGBTQ activist Marsha P  Johnson’s death will be marked by a series of events hosted by Limerick Pride and Limerick Printmakers in the Belltable Theatre on Wednesday, July 6.

Johnson was a promienent figure in the Stonewall uprising of 1969, a series of protests by the gay community in response to a police raid at the Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York city.

Those participating in the July 6 event are invited to bring along t-shirts, jumpers, tote bags, or some paper to create their own customised Limerick Pride Silk Screen art pieces with the help of Limerick Printmakers.

This free event features also features films by Limerick Youth Theatre (LYT) members who have worked with local actor, writer and director, Myles Breen, on comic short films.

The highlight of the evening is a screening of ‘The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson’ in honour of the 30th Anniversary of her death

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Other films that will be screened at the event include:

The Honeymooners
Join this happy couple as they set out on married life together through different periods of history!
Will they have their Happy Ever After?

The Wedding Anniversary
Join us for a very special celebration in 2045, as the happy couple and their guests look back on the bad old days of 2020.

First dates
Will our couple hit it off or will they crash and burn? Who knows!

Young award winning filmmaker Shane Joyce will screen his new Limerick based LGBTQ documentary.

Full details here.