Trans film screening series presents Glen or Glenda

Monday, October 24, 2011 - 22:30 to Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 00:30

Everyone welcome. Allies welcome.

GLEN OR GLENDA: wildly considered the worst film ever . . . it is an exploitation film created by Ed Wood, and featuring Bela Lugosi. The film is a docudrama about cross-dressing and semi-autobiographical. Wood himself was a crossdresser, and the film is a plea for tolerance.

"Glen or Glenda" tells two stories. One is about Glen, who secretly dresses as a woman but is afraid to tell his fiancée. The other is about Alan, a "pseudohermaphrodite" who undergoes a painful operation to become a woman. The film delivers earnest (even if incoherent) lectures on understanding. A cult classic with great conviction.

Campy with comic appeal and definitely a B-movie beyond the mainstream - come question what is has to say.

dir.: Ed Wood
rated: unrated (1953)
language: English (regrettably closed-caption/subtitles not available)
<68min> B&W

Vegan & nut-free meal/snacks (ingredient list available)

TTC tokens available.
Open discussion afterwards.



The Centre for Women and Trans People
563 Spadina ave. rm.100
M5S 2J7 Toronto , ON
43° 39' 35.8488" N, 79° 24' 1.0368" W
Ontario CA
Trans Film Screening Series

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