Watch Films by Transgender Filmmakers, Then Try 'Speed Friending' at The Seattle Public Library April 28
release date: 04/15/2019
Join us for an afternoon of short films made by transgender filmmakers, followed by a speed friending activity, from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28 at The Seattle Public Library, University Branch, 5009 Roosevelt Way N.E., 206-684-4063.
Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Free parking is available in the branch parking lot. We have two public single occupancy restrooms located upstairs and one single occupancy restroom in the basement adjacent to the event.
Tired of impersonal dating apps and looking for a way to meet other queer and trans folks in a friendly environment? Look no further! Join us for some fun movies, speed friending and refreshments. After the film screening, everyone will have a chance to get to know each other during an activity with discussion prompts.
Unboxed: Episode 3: Jacquie, directed by Sam Matthews; 2018; Australia; 6 min. From the series Unboxed about gender-diverse artists, Australian painter and teacher Jacquie shares her experiences creating portraits and working with students.
Trans•ience, directed by Brit Fryer; 2014; USA; 8 min. Director Brit Fryer lays bare his vulnerabilities in this poetic film that uses the camera to tell the coming of age of a transmasculine person of color.
Homemade, directed by Diana Khong; 2017; Canada; 10 min. Tattooing is dominated by white, cis, straight men, but Sally and Jasmine are making their way by creating their own spaces and being scrappy.
What do you See?, directed by Michael Bonner; 2018; Australia; 5 min. As the camera pulls back in this performative documentary, Sereena, who confronts prejudice daily, invites us to watch. But what exactly gets revealed?
This event is presented in partnership with Three Dollar Bill Cinema and Translations: Seattle Transgender Film Festival.
The Library brings people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and build community. We support universal access to information and ideas, and form strong partnerships with community organizations like Three Dollar Bill Cinema and Translations: Seattle Transgender Film Festival to offer performance art and films that are accessible to all.