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This aspect-length documentary focuses on groundbreaking trans-activist, Marsha “Spend it No Head” Johnson who was a Stonewall instigator, Andy Warhol design, drag queen, sex worker, starving actress, and Saint. With her last job interview from 1992, director Michael Kasino captures the legendary gay/human rights activist as she recounts her lifetime at the forefront of The Stonewall Riots in the sixties, the generation of S.T.A.R. (Street Transvestite Action Revolutionaries) with Sylvia Rivera in the ’70s, and a New York Metropolis activist in the course of the ’80s and early ’90s. Via her very own text, as properly as in-depth interviews with gay activist Randy Wicker, previous Cockettes performer Agosto Machado, Creator Michael Musto, Hot Peaches founder/performer, Jimmy Camicia, and Stonewall Activists Bob Kohler, Danny Garvin, Tommy Lanigan-Schmidt, and Martin Boyce, Marsha’s tale lives on.
Michael Kasino 2012 fifty five min. Usa
Established in 1977, Frameline is the nation’s only nonprofit corporation entirely devoted to the funding, exhibition, distribution and promotion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender media arts. Frameline Voices is a new digital initiative that showcases various LGBT tales and expands accessibility to movies by and about people today of coloration, transgender people today, youth, and elders.