'Genderize': Film Screening at the Northwest Film Forum Oct. 19
release date: 10/10/2017
Join The Seattle Public Library for a screening of "Genderize," followed by a facilitated discussion about gender diversity and how to be a transgender ally, from 5 p.m. to 6:10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19 at the Northwest Film Forum, 1515 Twelfth Ave., 206-329-2629.
Library events are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required. The film is 13 minutes and not rated.
In the film, director Chase Joynt interviews three young siblings who share their thoughts on gender. Four years later, they exhibit a more developed perspective, exploring privilege, sexism, puberty and parenting.
Following the screening, attendees are invited to join an open discussion facilitated by Aidan Key, director of Gender Diversity and founder of the Gender Odyssey conference. Questions are welcome at this educational evening. Attendees will gain a working vocabulary of current terms, more understanding of gender-nonconforming people, and tools for how to be a transgender ally.
"Genderize" is an Audience Award winner for Best Documentary Short at the 2017 Translations: Seattle Transgender Film Festival.