Event Information
You'll have 48 hours, or until the end of the film's engagement if it occurs earlier.
SVA Theatre
Friday, Nov 11, 2022 6:45 PM
This film will be available to stream only in the US and US territories.
In the sexually repressive atmosphere of the 1950s and early ’60s, a clandestine haven for cross-dressers in a Catskills resort becomes an important early chapter in the history of trans identity.
Event Pricing
FF Admission General Admission - $20.00
FF Admission Senior - $18.00
FF Admission Child - $17.00

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US PREMIERE In the sexually repressive atmosphere of the 1950s and early ’60s, a Latino broadcaster and his wig-making wife create a clandestine haven for cross-dressers in a small Catskills resort. With only old photographs and the oral histories of two of the last surviving members of this early chapter of trans identity, filmmaker Sébastien Lifshitz rescues a fascinating history from obscurity. - Jaie Laplante

The in-person screening will be followed by a Conversation/Q&A with Sébastien Lifshitz, moderated by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein, author of the play CASA VALENTINA.

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Film Details
United States of America
Running Time:97
Director:Sébastien Lifshitz
Executive Producer:Cameo George
Producer:Muriel Meynard
Editor:Tina Baz
Cinematographer:Paul Guilhaume (A.F.C.)
Publicist:Susan Norget Film Promotion
US Distributor:PBS Distribution
Sales Agent:PBS Distirbution
Film Genres:LGBTQIA+
Sex & Relationships