The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson

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READ: Marsha P. Johnson Film Archivist Issues Statement Supporting Accusations of Theft

Kamran Shahrary: “Based on what I have seen, undoubtedly someone at some point made heavy usage of [Reina Gossett’s] work and research, and to say this didn’t happen is a bold-faced lie, which flies in the face of all available evidence.”

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ICYMI: Filmmaker Reina Gossett Says 'Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson' Director Stole Her Work

“This kind of extraction/excavation of Black life, disabled life, poor life, trans life is so old and so deeply connected to the violence Marsha had to deal with throughout her life.” 

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'The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson' Celebrates the Black Trans Revolutionary's Activism and Tries to Solve the Mystery of Her Death

In the new Netflix documentary “The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson” the trans trailblazer’s friends and allies secure her place in history and re-investigate her mysterious death, which police ruled as a suicide. 

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Marsha P. Johnson's Friends and Allies Investigate Her Mysterious Death in New Documentary Trailer

“The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson” will debut on Netflix on October 6.

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Netflix Picks Up Marsha P. Johnson Doc, Misha Green Thriller

The streaming company acquired the documentary and women-driven thriller after recently cutting two series with characters from underrepresented groups.

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5 Films to Follow From The Tribeca Film Festival

The 15th annual edition of the New York City film festival will screen hundreds of narrative features, documentaries, shorts and other visual media projects through the end of the month. Here are just a few of the films you should see asap.