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Umbrellas: Short Films About and Around Trans Experience

November 11, 2017 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

32nd Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival presents…
Umbrellas: Short Films About and Around Trans Experience

Work to screen will include:

UMBRELLA
(Rhys Ernst, 15min., 2017)
An album of portraits: four transgender individuals, agents of change each.

MEZZO
(Nicole Opper, 14min., 2016)
When Breanna was 12 years old, she discovered opera and began exploring and acknowledging her gender identity. At age 25, she is the first transgender woman to complete a Masters in Opera at a major conservatory. The film traces the days leading up to her graduation recital while harkening back to the defining moments of her girlhood.

WALK FOR ME
(Elegance Bratton, 12min., 2016)
Set to make her Femme Queen debut as Hannah, a young woman’s two worlds collide when her mom shows up and discovers her daughter’s secret life.

TRANSGENDER, AT WAR AND IN LOVE
(Fiona Dawson, 13min., 2017)
Dawson’s documentary features Logan Ireland and his fiancée Laila Villanueva, a transgender couple that currently serving in the U.S. military. [pictured]

THE ONLY OUT: A SHORT REFLECTION ON AN UNTIDY CLOSET
(Spencer Williams, 8min., 20 sec., 2017)
A personal declaration.

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Sponsor:
Milwaukee Pride

Community Partner:
FORGE

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Admisson, tickets available at door.
$5 General
FREE for students

Festival passes available: See all of the 2017 Festival for only $50

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The 32nd Annual Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival is presented by the Department of Film, Video, Animation, and New Genres and is made possible thanks to our generous sponsors, who include UWM Union Programming; Greater Milwaukee Foundation’s Eldon E. Murray Fund; Milwaukee Pride; Joseph R. Pabst; Richard Kaul; Burbach & Stansbury S.C., Attorneys at Law; Cream City Foundation’s Sutton Place Fund & Valentine Fund; Planned Parenthood; BESTD Clinic; Northwestern Mutual; AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin; and many other generous businesses, community groups, and individuals.

Details

Date:
November 11, 2017
Time:
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Event Category:

Organizer

Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival
Email:
lgbtfilm@uwm.edu
Website:
https://uwm.edu/lgbtfilm

Venue

UWM Union Cinema
2nd Level, UWM Student Union, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, United States
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