Jury Award ~ Best Documentary Feature
Tribeca Film Festival
It masterfully weaves together past and present, not only telling the story we've come to see, but the larger one besides.
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The Death & Life of Marsha P. Johnson

David France directed this documentary look at the life of Marsha P. Johnson, a notable activist for trans rights in New York City who was found dead in 1992. France enlists Johnson's former friends and fellow activists to reconstruct her life of political advocacy and try to piece together the events that led to her death.

Played at

Monica Film Center, 10.06.17 - 10.12.17
Rated NR
Runtime: 105 min
Language: English

Director: David France

  • Nominee, Jury Award ~ Best Documentary Feature, Tribeca Film Festival
FEATURED REVIEW: Nick Schager, Variety
Even in persecuted communities, there are hierarchies of marginalization, and “The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson” argues that, with regards to the LGBT movement of the past few decades, the most ostracized and demonized faction continues to be transgender people. Dr...