Co-presented with Wicked Queer: The Boston LGBT Film Festival and GlobeDocs
Directed by Chase Joynt, documentary, English, USA, 75 minutes, 2022.
In the late 1950s, a woman named Agnes approached the UCLA Medical Center seeking sex reassignment surgery. Her story was long considered to be exceptional and singular until never-before-seen case files of other patients were found in 2017. Framing Agnes features preeminent trans culture-makers breathing new life into those who redefined gender in the midcentury. Discussion with researcher and short filmmaker Kristen Schilt and cinematographer Aubree Bernier-Clarke to follow. POC, SJ, LGBTQ
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