MyGenderation hosts Film Night tonight, Friday 19th July 2019 at Brighton’s Duke of York’s Picture House as part of the 7th annual Trans Pride Brighton and Hove.
My Genderation is an ongoing film project that celebrates trans lives and experiences and tonight’s programme is a diverse collection of trans-related films, created by trans filmmakers or with heavy involvement by trans people in the production.
The evening will begin with a trailer for Seahorse, which follows the journey of Freddy McConnell through his pregnancy to becoming a parent. The night’s programme will continue with A Blossom Pink World which explores experiences among the trans community in Guyana. Emma Frankland’s short film about meeting Bissu shamans in Indonesia and gender diversity in another culture will also be shown.
Other films in the programme include BLACKN3SS about queer blackness; Wildflowers and Weeds a spoken word narrative film that explores gender and sex in relation to plants; The Lady That Dances, a spoken word piece voiced by Ash Palmo; Life at Home by Sierra Schepmann, described as “a love letter to a partner deciding to transition;” Eyes a mixed-media animation about moving though the world as a non-binary person; Icelandic film ÉG // I focuses on a young trans person who travels to the city searching for the freedom to be them self and finally Watch Me Exist which follows three transgender friends navigating being trans in the UK and daring to dream of a life without limitations.
The details: MyGenderation hosts Film Night tonight, Friday 19th July 2019, doors open 6pm, film programme begins 6:30pm, at Brighton’s Duke of York’s Picture House. Tickets are available online here.