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The Trans Film Screening Series hosts a FREE screening of:
"LOST IN THE CROWD" "CHANGING HOUSE" & "TRANS JANUARY"
Everyone welcome. Allies welcome.
► LOST IN THE CROWD: Daily survival is a constant struggle. This documentary takes up that reality by following a group of trans & queer youth living on the streets of New York, many whom are HIV+, involved in sex work, and survivors of rape, abuse - and family rejection. Individual voices combine to expose how youth face neglect from the societal structures that surround them. These youth speak to their fight to survive in a world hostile to their very existence and to the dreams and desires that keep them going. An emotional look at the pursuit of self re-invention and the hurt of homelessness.
dir.: Susi Graff 2010 <75min>
► CHANGING HOUSE: Trans lesbian couple, Rusty and Chelsea devoted 15 years to making their Brooklyn home a communal living space for trans women in need. The film traces "Transy House's" roots, growth and unfortunate unsustainability in this intimate look back at its rich activist history.
dir.: Z.A. Martohardjono 2009 <18min>
► TRANS JANUARY: Through digital storytelling this Toronto-based film talks back to the shelter system and thinks through solidarity. It complicates the cold, coping, community, and care.
dir.: Andii Bykes 2011 <2:27min>
DATE & TIME: Monday February 25, 2013
6pm – food / 6:30pm – film
LOCATION: William Doo Auditorium, 45 Willcocks st.
For info and accessibility contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
|| ASL-English Interpretation || captions || gender-neutral washrooms* || wheelchair accessible ||
|| trans-positive space || food – vegan & nut-free with gluten-free, legume-free options || TTC tokens available || FREE ||
*in association with the Equity Studies Student Union*
William Doo Auditorium
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