The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson
The documentary deals with a set of interviews that were rediscovered in the search for the truth behind a mysterious death in 1992. The film deals with the full story of the transsexual activist and director Stonewall Marsha B. Johnson as well as research on her mysterious death
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Reel Talk Online
May 03, 2017 [It's] is a celebration of a leader whose importance is finally being recognized through a wider lens. But it's also a rallying cry, a call for all of us to acknowledge, appreciate, and amplify the message of LGBT equality and liberation.Read in Source
October 05, 2017 It's a bittersweet film: for every strong figure willing to put their life on the line for a bigger cause, there's another who's been beaten or murdered as a direct result for displaying such braveness.Read in Source
May 05, 2017 It masterfully weaves together past and present, not only telling the story we've come to see, but the larger one besides.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
October 05, 2017 Along the way, a sobering history of the gay rights movement is rendered through the lens of long-suffering transgender activists.Read in Source
June 20, 2017 At times the narrative feels scattered, but this is heartbreaking, powerful and pressing, and an urgent must-see.Read in Source
October 03, 2017 Even if The Death And Life Of Marsha P. Johnson doesn't wholly deliver on its premise, France does a remarkable job of finding the continuity between New York in the '70s, '90s, and now.Read in Source
October 04, 2017 ... a disjointed but essential documentary about two transgender drag queens who were instrumental in the Stonewall Riots of 1969.Read in Source
New York Magazine/Vulture
October 05, 2017 If Marsha P. fades from the film (there is not enough great footage of her, I guess, although enough to suggest she could be irresistible), the sense of vulnerability she projects permeates the rest of the movie.Read in Source
October 05, 2017 Works powerfully as a rallying cry for tolerance, love and understanding.Read in Source
New York Times
October 05, 2017 Though this film doesn't give definitive answers on what happened to Ms. Johnson, it keeps her memory alive. That itself is a victory over indifference.Read in Source
October 01, 2017 It passionately covers a number of important issues without quite unifying them into a coherent whole.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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