Events for Saturday, June 19, 2021
To Survive on This Shore: Photographs and Interviews with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Older Adults
For over five years, photographer Jess T. Dugan and social worker Vanessa Fabbre traveled throughout the United States documenting the life stories of transgender and gender nonconforming older adults, individuals whose experiences exist within the complex intersections of gender identity, age, race, ethnicity, sexuality, socioeconomic class, and geographic location.
Eastman Entertains Gloria Swanson shines as Norma Desmond in this true-to-life story of a fading silent film star and the struggling Hollywood studio system. Cameos by silent film stars and directors abound, including Buster Keaton and Cecil B. DeMille, to whom Norma directs her final line: “All right, Mr. DeMille, I’m ready for my closeup.”