My People – Season Six

By Trevor Miles 

Inspired by Billy Strayhorn’s Life, The My People Film Series presents LGBT films about queer conflicts, love and struggles.


This year, the line-up is as follows:

November 11 :: Feature Film Night
Out in the Night :: 75 min / 2014 / Directed by Blair Dorosh-Walther
Under the neon lights in a gay-friendly neighborhood of New York City, four young African-American lesbians are violently and sexually threatened by a man on the street. They defend themselves against him and are changed and convicted in the courts and in the media as a “Gang of Killer Lesbians”.





Out In The Night


November 18 :: Short Films Night

Hector: Lost Souls with Switchblades :: 15 min / 2012 / Directed by Jeff Compton
Modern day hooligans who style themselves as a retro 50’s gang bully a gender-bending loner
who shows up at their bar.


Hector: Lost Souls with Switchblades

Barrio Boy :: 8 min / 2013 / Directed by Dennis Shinners

 A Latino barber secretly falls in love with a handsome Irish stranger over the course of a haircut during a hot and sweater summer afternoon in a macho Brooklyn hood.
Barrio Boy

November 25 :: Web Series and Performance
No Shade: Pilot :: 22 min / 2013 / Directed by Sean Anthony
Special guest: Michael David Battle from Garden of Peace Project

A dramedy about four flamboyant friend on a journey to success, love and evolution. This humorous New York City-based show touches on religion, disabilities, sex work, transgender issues and safe sex, and even features a colorful homage to the ballroom community.

Followed by an exhilarating ballroom performance by True T Entertainment, a local ballroom and community health group.



No Shade 

For tickets or more info, visit:

My People Film Series

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