August 28th 2010 11:30am – 9pm
The Renberg Theatre
1125 N McCadden Pl, Hollywood
Film Screenings at 11:30am, 1:30pm, 4:30pm and 7:30pm
THE BELIEVERS by Todd Holland 80 mins
This documentary feature film chronicles the Transcendence Gospel Choir from their shaky beginnings learning to sing with transitioning voices to their 2004 Outmusic award. This is a family friendly screening.
1:30 pm screening includes:
DOOR PRIZE by Zsa Zsa Gershick 8 mins
Public restrooms are always an adventure for a trans, two-spirit, butch boi lesbian.
FALLING IN LOVE…with Chris and Greg Episode 3: FOOD! by Chris Vargas & Greg Youmans 26 mins
In this third episode the pair’s conflicting body issues threaten to tear their love apart.
4:30 pm screening includes:
RIOT ACTS: Gender Deviance in Music Performance
by Actor Slash Model 72 mins
A transfabulous rockumentary with a first-hand perspective of the intersections between gender performance and stage performance, featuring Ryka Aoki, Coyote Grace, Katastraphe, Trannysaurus Sex and many more trans musicians
Plus: music videos by trans musicians
7:30 pm screening includes:
THE BATH by Lee Mi-Rang (Korea, subtitled) 20 mins
A trans woman reluctantly goes to the baths with her sister for the first time, leading to a transformation for her entire family.
BLINK by Silas Howard 11 mins
A rumination on the dangers of first crushes, the value of clean guns and the habits of sea cucumbers.
TRANSPROOFED by Calpernia Addams and Andrea James 14 mins
A comedy that explores the controversy of when (or whether) to come out as transgender in a romantic relationship.
From 11:30 am to 9pm there will be a DJ and vendors selling art and crafts in the courtyard in front of the theater. Between film screenings there will be live performances
For more information visit www.tgfilmfest.com
Theater space donated by the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services Alcohol and Drug Program Administration