Play submissions, correspondence, membership information, administrative records, and publications of the Southeastern Arts
Media and Entertainment (SAME) Project, 1985 to 1996.
The Southeastern Arts, Media and Education (SAME) project, 1985-1996, was a multidisciplinary Atlanta based gay and lesbian
nonprofit arts organization whose mission was to utilize arts for social change. During its first ten years, 1985-1995, SAME
produced over 70 plays, original film and video works, including Promise of Life, a documentary on people living with AIDS, and published Amethyst, a semi-annual journal of creative writing and visual arts. SAME, along with Southern Voice newspaper, co-produced the Southeastern Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, which screened over 50 films in 1994, a major event
for the Atlanta Gay and Lesbian community. SAME also organized numerous visual arts exhibitions and an annual arts and crafts
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