Close Knit

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Japanese writer/director Naoko Ogigami’s latest movie is a delightfully sensitive family story that puts a refreshing slant on the continuing dialogue about the transgender community that is the focus of more and more films these days. 11 year old Tomo (an enchanting and rather sanguine Rin Kakihara) has a single parent mother who has a habit … Continue reading




Transit Havana

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  Transit Havana is an intriguing documentary from Dutch filmmaker Daniel Abma that is essentially a commentary on what it is like to be transgender in socialist Cuba especially now that is going through a state of flux since the Regime is lightening up after the US started making friendly overtures at last. Abma chooses … Continue reading



The Death & Life of Marsha P. Johnston

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  The writer/director David France has followed his first excellent feature documentary the Oscar nominated How To Survive a Plague with another look back at an often forgotten part of LGBT history. It is the story of Marsha P Johnson a veteran drag queen and gay liberation activist who suddenly was mysteriously found dead not long … Continue reading



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