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The Death and Life of Marsha P Johnson

  • Argenta Community Theater 405 Main Street North Little Rock, AR, 72114 United States (map)

The Death and Life of Marsha P Johnson

Directed by David France
2017 | USA | 105 mins
Documentary
Arkansas Premiere

Stellar. Presents a portrait of the rough road that so many trans people have been forced to travel, as well as a possible blueprint for a more triumphant way forward.
— Nick Schager, VARIETY

WINNER: FREEDOM AWARD, Outfest

OFFICIAL SELECTION: Tribeca Film Festival

Oscar-nominated director David France follows an ongoing inquiry into the mysterious death of pioneering trans activist Marsha P. Johnson.  In his stunningly filmed documentary, her story becomes a catalyst to examine a legal system that regularly brushes away acts of violence targeting the trans community. It is a bold, engaging call to action, celebrating not only the lives and work of those on the front-lines at Stonewall, but the men and women who continue their efforts today. ~ Mark Thiedeman

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