August 30, 2012
The Gender Reel Festival Examines Transgender Life In Art And Film Form At The William Way Community Center, September 7-9
The second annual Gender Reel is just around the corner, September 7-9.
The first of its kind on the east coast, Gender Reel is the only multi-media festival dedicated to enhancing the visibility of gender non-conforming and transgender artists in film, photography, art and performance.
The 2012 festival, headquartered at the William Way Community Center, features: 20 films, 8 artists/photographers, 10 performance artists, 3 panels and 4 workshops.
• Friday, September 7: Opening Wine & Cheese Opening Reception at 6 p.m. Free.
• Saturday, September 8: “The Painted Self”: The return of last year’s heavily attended water color workshop facilitated by Gender Reel’s very own Sam Richman. 11 a.m.
• Saturday, September 8: “The Final Cut”: This panel explores how mainstream portrayals of people of color in film and television impact the lives of queer people of color. 3 p.m.
• Saturday, September 8: MixTape, Gender Reel’s surgery fundraising party, returns as a collaborative effort with the organizers of BLITZ. Location: Tabu. Cover: $5-$10. 9 p.m.
Tickets are $10 foran All Festival Pass (except MixTape); $10 for Day Pass (except MixTape); $100 for Group Pass (6+ people, except MixTape).
Gender Reel at the William Way Community Center
Where: 1315 Spruce Street
When: September 7-9
Cost: $10 for All Festival Pass (except MixTape); $10 for Day Pass (except MixTape); $100 for Group Pass (6+ people, except MixTape)
More info: www.genderreelfest.com