America in Transition is a documentary series and social impact campaign that explores relationships, family, and social change from the perspective of trans people of color across the United States.
America in Transition offers customized screenings, workshops, and lectures to a variety of audiences including Film, Public Humanities, Multicultural Student Affairs, Latino Studies, and more to bring intersectional programming to colleges across the country in Fall 2017 and Spring 2017.
View or download out our Programming Guide here for a full list of workshops, lectures, speakers, and more. Don’t hesitate to contact us with questions, concerns, or to book us today.
EP1: LEARNING TO RECOGNIZE MYSELF AGAIN
Arkansas: The threat of violence is an everyday experience for trans people. When Tiommi Luckett’s worst fears come true, she struggles to reconnect with the bold, adventurous woman she’s always been against a backdrop of self-imposed isolation. Episode addresses HIV criminalization, sexual violence, and healing from trauma.
EP2: A FAMILY MATTER
Milwaukee: Dezjorn is a pretty boy. After modeling from infancy, his mother struggles to understand why her child wanted to become a man. Even as he became a transgender public figure, he hid his gender identity from his mom. Now they are trying to understand one another before it’s too late. Episode addresses family acceptance, media literacy, race, and social transitioning.
EP 3: CALLED TO SERVE
North Carolina: After his family and church rejected him, Z becomes the marine he always wanted to be. His life is upended when he’s kicked out under Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, and he becomes an unlikely activist. Join Z as he searches for love and belonging amidst rising political tensions caused by HB2. Episode addresses civil rights, faith, and LGBTQ history.
View or download out our Press Kit with descriptions of over a dozen accompanying workshop and/or lectures here. Don’t hesitate to contact us with questions, concerns, or to book us today.