Saturday, March 18, 2017

Resist! Film Series: Screaming Queens & Pay It No Mind, 3/22 6:30pm

This month, the Resist! Film Series is bringing you a double feature! Resist! is a monthly showcase of films and documentaries that focus on intersectionality, historical and contemporary activist movements, and radical resistance

SCREAMING QUEENS is a documentary from 2005 about the Compton's Cafeteria riot, where trans women and drag queens fought police harassment in San Francisco's Tenderloin in 1966, three years before the famous riot at Stonewall Inn in NYC.





PAY IT NO MIND: THE LIFE & TIMES OF MARSHA P. JOHNSON is a documentary from 2012 about Marsha P. Johnson, a vanguard of trans justice & radical activism who was at the forefront of the Stonewall Riots of 1969. She was an actress, model, sex worker, organizer, and co-founder with Sylvia Rivera of STAR ( Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries).


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