Transgender Film Series: Red Without Blue and American Transgender

When: February 3, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Where: Iowa City Senior Center, 28 S Linn St

This film series will explore various stories about what it means to be a transgender person, someone who has a gender identity or gender expression that differs from their assigned sex. 2/3: Red without Blue[...]

When:
February 3, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
2017-02-03T14:00:00-06:00
2017-02-03T14:15:00-06:00
Where:
Iowa City Senior Center
28 S Linn St
Cost:
Free
Contact:
The Center
319-356-5220
Transgender Film Series: Red Without Blue and American Transgender @ Iowa City Senior Center

This film series will explore various stories about what it means to be a transgender person, someone who has a gender identity or gender expression that differs from their assigned sex.

2/3: Red without Blue is a documentary that follows identical twin boys, Mark and Alex Farley, as Alex transitions and becomes a woman named Clair. (2007, 72 min)
In American Transgender Clair Farley’s story continues with her marriage to a trans man and more. (2012, 45 min)

2/17: Sex, Lies, and Gender – The gender of a newborn child is not always clearly male or female. For parents of gender variant children, the decisions they face have lifelong and sometimes horribly conflicting consequences. National Geographic investigates the science and culture of gender. (2010, 50 min)
Sex: Unknown explores the fateful consequences of gender reassignment when a normal baby boy is changed into a girl after a freak medical accident destroys his genitalia. (2011, 55 min)

3/3: Growing Up Trans presents interviews with 8 transgender kids ranging in age from 9 to 19. Just a generation ago, it was adults, not kids, who changed genders. But today, new medical options allow transition at younger and younger ages. In Growing Up Trans, FRONTLINE takes viewers on an intimate and eye-opening journey inside the struggles and choices facing transgender kids and their families. (2015, 90 min)

3/17: TransAmerica
The most original American comedy so far. Felicity Huffman plays Bree Osbourne, a conservative transsexual woman who learns she fathered a son, who at 17 is now in trouble with the law and needs a parent to bail him out and take charge of him. (2005, 105 min)

Free and open to all ages. No registration required.