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4/19: An Evening of Transgender Film and Video with In the Life Media
Join Arts Engine and In The Life Media for an evening of transgender film and video. Featuring four shorts exploring the transgender experience, the evening will also include a lively discussion with special guests. Space is limited for this free event; to RSVP, visit the In the Life Media event page.
Produced by In The Life Media
Eight families with transgender and gender non-conforming children ranging in ages from 5 to 25 share their stories. With the healthy development of their children at stake, parents must confront binary perceptions of gender, widespread transphobia and controversial parenting decisions.
I’M JUST ANNEKE (MTM10)
Directed and Produced by Jonathan Skurnik
Anneke is 12-year-old tomboy who loves ice hockey. Everybody she meets assumes she’s a boy. The onset of puberty has created an identity crisis for Anneke. Does she want to be a boy or a girl when she grows up, or something in between?
SLIP OF THE TONGUE (MTM6)
Directed by Karen Lum
Produced by Youth Sounds Factory
Using slam poetry as a soundtrack, Slip of the Tongue is adapted from a spoken word poem by Adriel Luis looking at perceptions of beauty, ethnicity, and body image.
I’M NOT A BOY (MTM7)
Directed by Julie Joyce
Produced by Listen Up! & Frame by Frame Fierce
Julie Joyce is not a boy. She is more than just an intense, fast-talking New York City sixteen-year-old. She’s a trans-gendered youth who wants what all young people want to be heard and to have a positive space to live and grow.
An Evening of Transgender Film and Video
Presented by Arts Engine & In the Life Media
6:30-8:30pm, Thursday, April 19, 2012
In the Life Media Studio
184 Fifth Avenue, 5th Floor
New York, Ny 10010
IN THE LIFE MEDIA
For twenty years, In The Life Media has been a leading media organization for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) movement. One of the nations most honored and influential LGBT groups, In The Life Media creates social and political change by examining issues critical to LGBT individuals and providing audiences with powerful ways to advance equality within, and beyond, their communities. Produced by In The Life Media, the Emmy-nominated series, IN THE LIFE, was the firstand remains the onlyLGBT newsmagazine on public television. IN THE LIFE is a two-time Emmy Award nominee, a Lambda Legal Liberty Award honoree, a Seigenthaler Award recipient from the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association and a Ribbon of Hope Award recipient from The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
Published on April 4, 2012