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Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Trans activist Miss Major Griffin-Gracy to attend Kaleidoscope Film Festival

Posted By on Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 1:37 PM

click to enlarge Miss Major being honored at "inside Out," the Toronto LGBT Film Festival.
  • Miss Major being honored at "inside Out," the Toronto LGBT Film Festival.

Little Rock Film Society’s Kaleidoscope Film Festival scored another notable guest of honor this week: Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a civil rights and trans activist who was at Stonewall the evening of the infamous raid, a survivor of the 1971 riots at Attica Prison, a chief organizer of medical care and funerals for Bay Area victims of the AIDS epidemic and longtime advocate for trans women of color, and for women of color who have been victims of police violence.

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Major is the subject of Annalise Ophelian and StormMiguel Florez's documentary "Major!," all three of whom will be in attendance at the screening. "Major!" screens at 6 p.m. to close the festival, and will be followed by a "Champagne Goodbye" at The Joint. For more details on Kaleidoscope, or to purchase tickets, visit kaleidoscopefilmfestival.com


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