Film & Discussion: TransBeing
Thursday October 10, 2013: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm -- Downtown Library: 4th Floor Meeting Room
“You don’t transition alone. Your family, your friends, society transitions with you.” Danica Criss
Join us for the local premiere of TransBeing the 2013 documentary of transgender issues which was selected for the Chicago International Social Change Film Festival and scheduled to have its U.S. premiere at the Center for Gender in Global Context of Michigan State University in September. A discussion with the film’s directors - Gabrielle Pescador and Juan Javier Pescador will follow the 30 minute film screening.
The films of Canadian Filmmakers Gabrielle Pescador and Juan Javier Pescador focus on gender, sexual and ethnic identity and have been screened internationally. "Just Because I Am," a documentary on homophobia and youth, won Best LGBT Documentary at the Ferndale Film Festival in 2011 and was an official selection at Newfilmmakers Film Festival.