Join us Thursday 4 July 2019 at 21:00
Cinema Cinérama Empire, rue de Carouge 72-74, Geneva
THE QUEENOF IRELAND
(English version with French subtitles)
Conor Horgan’s documentary follows the journey of Rory O’Neill and his alter ego, drag queen Panti Bliss, from growing up in the town of Ballinrobe, Ireland, to striding the world stage as an icon for LGBTI rights and being a powerful voice during Ireland’s referendum on gay marriage in 2015.
The screening will be followed by a discussion on on the evolution of LGBTI rights worldwide with:
- Rory O’Neill, performer and activist
- Catherine De Preux de Baets, Human Rights Officer, High Commissioner for Human Rights
An initiative of the United Nations Information Service, Ciné ONU Geneva
organizes regular film screenings on priority issues followed by discussions with panellists from the United Nations and other entities such as NGOs, academic institutions, permanent missions or film producers.
The aim is to raise awareness of UN priorities and activities among local audiences and to strengthen the profile of International Geneva. Film screenings in Geneva are organized regularly at Cinema Cinérama Empire (rue de Carouge 72-74), often in partnership with other UN agencies, permanent missions or other partners. In 2019, Ciné ONU Geneva is pleased to rely on the support of the Centre d’accueil de la Genève internationale (CAGI).
was originally launched by the United Nations Regional Information Centre in Brussels
in 2007. Since then, screenings are regularly organized in New York, Lisbon, London, Vienna and other cities. In Geneva, Ciné ONU was launched in 2014.
For more information, or to receive automatically information on future screenings, please contact cineONU@unog.ch
Admission is free
but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information, please contact cineONU@unog.ch