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David France & Victoria Cruz talk about The Death & Life of Marsha P. Johnson

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Following his first highly successful documentary ‘How To Survive A Plague’ which deservedly won him an Oscar Nomination, filmmaker David France has now turned his attention to the mystery surrounding the death of legendary NY drag queen and activist Marsha P. Johnson for his sophomore movie.  With the help of Victoria Cruz who was about to retire from the NY Anti-Violence Project, they try to get to the truth of what really happened to this stalwart of the Gay Liberation movement who was a central figure in the Stonewall riots.

The interview for ‘queerguru reports’ on PTV’s Channel 99 as part of their coverage of #PIFF2017 was filmed at The Lands End Inn by Heather Reed and Hussein Wentz, and was edited by Roger Walker-Dack. 

 

For queerguru’s full review of the movie, click HERE



Filmmaker Eric Juhola talks about Growing Up Coy

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The Mathis are a remarkable family whose courage and determination rarely faltered when they supported their youngest child Coy who started transitioning from male to female in kindergarten after it was clear that Coy felt he was a girl.  Growing Up Coy documents the family’s fight for her right to use the girls’ bathroom in a landmark civil rights case that prompted a nationwide debate. 

On the eve of the movie being released for global streaming to over 190 countries on Netflix (it is already available on Itunes) director Eric Juhola talked to queerguru at PTV via Facetime about just how important Coy Mathis’s touching story really is.

 

 

For a full review of the movie click http://c3f.ab6.myftpupload.com/2016/12/growing-up-coy



Filmmaker Jake Graf talks about ‘Dusk’ & trans issues and more

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On the eve of the World Premiere of his new movie DUSK at Boston’s Wicked Queer Film Festival trans filmmaker and activist Jake Graf talked to queerguru for PTV’s Channel 99.  As it was International Transgender Day of Visibility the interview covered not just Dusk, and Graf’s recent viral hit Headspace, but also about some of the issues that the trans community are still facing.

This queerguru reports was filmed via Facetime by Roger Walker-Dack

 



Filmmakers CHASE JOYNT and MORGAN M. PAGE talk about FRAMING AGNES one of the very best queer films at SUNDANCE 2022

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Following on from his award-winning No Ordinary Man (that Queerguru raved about….) Canadian trans filmmaker Chase Joynt the director and co-writer of Framing Agnes sits down with co-writer #MorganMPage to talk with QUEERGURU about their excellent new film, one of the best queer movies at Sundance Film Festival where it just picked up two prestigious awards.

It’s all-trans cast includes Jen Richards, Max Wolf Valerio, Silas Howard, Zackary Drucker, Stephen Ira Cohen,  and Angelica Ross.

You can read Queerguru’s full review of the film HERE .

Plus No Ordinary Man can still be streamed on Amazon Prime, YouTube & Google Play etc.  To find future screenings of  Framing Agnes check out https://www.framingagnes.com/.

 

 

Plus Chase Joynt and Morgan P Page have a new book out BOYS DON’T CRY available at Amazon 

 

 



First Comes Love : The Trans Project

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B. Proud the photographer/writer is working on a new project following on from her phenomenally successful First Comes Love.  That book and exhibit celebrates the lives and enduring relationships of LGBTQ couples  across the U.S. who have been together for 10, 20, 30, 40, and even 50+ years.  First Comes Love sought  to change attitudes, open hearts, and propel the marriage equality movement simply by introducing and sharing the love stories of 65 real American long-term same-sex couples. 

Now B. Proud is looking to devote the new as yet unnamed Project to trans couple to celebrate their lives and give them more visibility to encourage more acceptance and protection in society.  She is planning a trip to Provincetown in 10 days and is very interested in hearing from any trans couples in the area, and from other part of the country too, who would like to participate in the Project.  To hear more about the it, check out the interview below that B. Proud recorded with Roger Walker-Dack for queerguru reports on PTV’s Channel 99

 



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