Makeup Artist Kevyn Aucoin Documentary


Actress and former makeup artist Tiffany Bartok will direct ‘Larger Than Life, The Kevyn Aucoin Story,’ featuring Christy Turlington Burns, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, Kate Moss and more.

“I began my career in film as a makeup artist and I met Kevyn while he was filming an episode of Sex and the City,” says Bartok. “I was a fan and his work greatly inspired my own. As a filmmaker, researching his personal and professional life, I became fascinated by its layers and complexities. And how strongly those around him were affected by the loss of him.”


via: Makeup Artist Kevyn Aucoin Doc in the Works (Exclusive) | Hollywood Reporter


 

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson


Movie Poster Death and Life of Marsha P Johnson

Academy Award® nominated director David France’s (How to Survive a Plague) new documentary centers on self-described “street queen” Marsha P. Johnson, legendary fixture in New York City’s gay ghetto, who along with fellow trans icon Sylvia Rivera, founded Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries (S.T.A.R.), a trans activist group based in the heart of NYC’s Greenwich Village. Mysteriously, Marsha was found floating in the Hudson River in 1992. At the time, the NYPD pegged her death as a suicide, a claim that Marsha’s comrades have always firmly rejected. Structured as a whodunit, with activist Victoria Cruz cast as detective and audience surrogate, The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson celebrates the lasting political legacy of Marsha P. Johnson, while seeking to finally solve the mystery of her unexplained death.

—Loren Hammonds

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Support: More Than A Word


We conceived of this project in 2013 and have been filming for over a year. This has included filming the 2014 rally in Minneapolis, Minnesota and the 2015 Chiefs rally.  Additionally, we have worked with a variety of other individuals to gain as many interviews as possible. Our documentary focuses on the controversial Washington team name: the R*dskins. To produce this documentary, we have established Black Tongue Dakota Films. The name is derived from the name of our father’s drum group and is a way for us to continue the tradition. Continue reading

#NoFatsNoFemmes


The filmmaker tearing up the gay scene’s body image bullshit:

NoFatsNoFemmes documentary: Confidence is not a destination, it is an ongoing journey

“The goal is revolution. The goal is not for a fat, femme or trans feminine person to be fucking desired – because we are desired. What I want is for people to turn inward and interrogate the source of their own desires. I want to deconstruct, decolonise and to dismantle beauty as a system of domination, so that one person is not to be held up as a standard of beauty when there is a multitude of possibilities.”

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