Trans Film Event: "Yapping Out Loud: Contagious Thoughts from an Unrepentant Whore"

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 - 23:00 to Wednesday, November 18, 2009 - 01:00

Free Film, Free Snacks, Free Talk!

About the film:
On May 1, 2002, transsexual sex worker & performance artist Mirha-Soleil Ross delivered a series of blows in monologue form at anti-prostitution discourses and campaigns, detailing the way they impact, often tragically, on prostitutes' working conditions and lives. This is a video documentation of the event.

Mirha-Soleil Ross is well known for her challenging, humourous, incisive, and politically astute work. Over the last 12 years, she has created numerous performances, videos, and installations she considers "whore activism," artistic and political interventions in a social and cultural context where almost every single aspect of prostitutes' work and lives are stigmatized and criminalized. The film presents both performance art and activist pedagogy.

written and performed by: Mirha-Soleil Ross
associate director: Nicole Stamp
live score by: Reena Katz
rated: n/a
Film running time 74 min.

Everyone welcome - allies welcome. Wheelchair accessible.

Open discussion follows.

This is a lead-up event to Trans Day of Remembrance.

 

 

The Centre for Women and Trans People
563 Spadina Ave. Room 100
M5S 2J7 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 35.838" N, 79° 24' 1.0656" W
Ontario CA
The Centre for Women and Trans People

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