Ian Harvie Superhero

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Ian Harvie Superhero

Thu May 29 7:30pm
Event Type: Screenings, LGBT

$12, $7 mbrs.

Director: Liam K. Sullivan
USA, 2012, 75 mins.

Part of our 3rd Annual Charm City LGBT Film Festival

Transgender comedian Ian Harvie is the focus of this hilarious yet self-aware 2013 documentary. His facile sense of ease, not just his gender-bending presence, makes his humor groundbreaking. It's these very qualities that attracted comedian Margaret Cho, who produced this film and has publicly raved about Ian's work, besides included him in her opening act for years. Filled with clips of Ian's stage shows (and his inclusive, relatable humor), he explores everything from acquiring male privilege to navigating gendered bathroom politics."Ian's comedy, and his story is one that is unique in standup, totally original and important - I know you will love it as much as I do." - Margaret Cho

Keith Thirion, Director of Advocacy and Programming at Equality Maryland, will introduce the film and be available for a q&a afterwards.

Film sponsors: Christy Bergland, Shirley Parry

Film sponsors: Christy Bergland, Shirley Parry


Awards:
Cinema Diverse Palm Springs Gay & Lesbian Film Festival 2013, Festival Favorite

Frameline Film Festival San Francisco, Official Selection
OutFest, Los Angeles, Official Selection
Tampa International Gay Lesbian Film Festival, Official Selection
Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival, Official Selection 
Boston Gay Lesbian Film Festival, Official Selection  

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