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
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.
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