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).