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Texas Tech to Host Writer and Director Del Shores

Hope Lenamon

April 20, 2017

Shores' film, "A Very Sordid Wedding," will be screened on Monday.

A Very Sordid Wedding

WHAT: The Texas Tech University Office of LGBTQIA, with support from the Women's Studies Program, will host a screening of "A Very Sordid Wedding." Following the screening, writer and director Dell Shores will host a Q&A session with the audience.

WHEN: 8:30 p.m. Monday (April 24)

WHERE: Matador Room, Student Union Building

EVENT: "A Very Sordid Wedding is the sequel to Dell Shores' "Sordid Lives" and explores questions, bigotry and fallout of what happens when gay marriage comes to communities and families that are not ready to accept it.

Shores has written, directed and produced film, network and cable television and theater. He has won numerous awards from GLAAD, the NAACP, the Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle, Los Angeles Stage Alliance, Los Angeles Weekly and Backstage.

CONTACT: Jody Randall, administrator, Office of LGBTQIA, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-5433 or jody.randall@ttu.edu   

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