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Bryce Dessner – “For Marsha P. Johnson

3 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

The National's Bryce Dessner composed the soundtrack for Netflix's recent documentary The Death And Life of Marsha P. Johnson about the LGBTQ civil rights pioneer, and a selection from his score is included in the new 7-Inches For Planned Parenthood benefit compilation. It's given the tributary title "For Marsha P. Johnson." You can listen to…

TWIST Queer Film Festival Pulled into Marsh Johnson Doc Controversy Ignited by Black Trans Woman

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Netflix It's a complicated story. But here are the essentials: Not long after the documentary The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson became available on Netflix, its white gay director, David France (he received an...Show More Summary

The Plagiarism Accusations Keep Rolling in for this Netflix Doc

David France’s award-winning documentary, The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, has ignited a firestorm of controversy since it debuted on Netflix on October 6. Allegations have surfaced that the film includes uncredited work from Reina Gossett, a transgender woman of color, filmmaker, and activist who has spent years archiving the life of Johnson, a LGBT-rights […]

Who Tells Your Story? A Netflix Doc Has Ignited Debate Over Who Owns LGBT History

On Friday, David France’s award-winning film, The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, began streaming on Netflix. It is a stirring piece of art that explores the controversial death of Johnson, a black woman who was an icon of transgender rights in the United States. Her attitude toward the cultural conservatism of the time was captured […]

Creator of Netflix’s Marsha P. Johnson Documentary Accused of Stealing from Transgender Filmmaker Reina Gossett

3 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Reina Gossett has claimed that director David France made The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson based on a grant application video she made with Sasha G. Wortzel.

Review: "The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson" Is Trans Film Noir

Victoria Cruz, a dogged crime-victim advocate in New York City, has taken on one last case before retirement. She wants to solve the mysterious 1992 death of Marsha P. Johnson -- a trans woman like Cruz herself -- who's body was pulled from the Hudson river after disappearing the evening before. Read more...

Trans filmmaker Reina Gossett accuses 'The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson' creator of stealing work

Trans filmmaker says David France stole her work for his Netflix documentary about an LGBTQ rights icon.

Director David France On Why He Made “The Death And Life Of Marsha P. Johnson

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

"Marsha was a friend of mine so I had a personal imperative to revisit her story."

Trans Filmmaker Claims David France Stole Research for Netflix Marsha P. Johnson Documentary

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson premiered this weekend amidst controversy.

'The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson' a poignant portrait of a transgender activist

In July 1992, transgender firebrand and Stonewall riots icon Marsha Johnson – a beaming, generous and inspiring fixture in New York’s Village scene -- was found dead in the Hudson River. Ever since, the transgender community has refused to believe the police’s conclusion that her death was a suicide....

The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson Is a Shattering Documentary

David France’s shattering new documentary The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson begins with its subject’s 1992 funeral and a procession in which men and women angrily scream at police, who stare ahead, blank-faced. At least the cops don’t beat them senseless, the way they might have 25 years ... More »

Was Marsha P. Johnson, Transgender Icon and Activist, Murdered by the Mob?

3 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

A new documentary unearths new evidence, and celebrates the life of the legendary transgender activist and bon vivant.

The Death And Life Of Marsha P. Johnson is more than just another true-crime documentary

In the earliest days of the gay rights movement, the sight of a man wearing a dress was one of the most visible and shocking symbols of queerness. It’s what a lot of sheltered Americans thought of as “gay”—a man who wanted to live as a woman—and it’s what many of them mocked and feared. Political activism and popular… Read more...

Marsha P. Johnson,’ ‘How To Survive A Plague’ and Everything Streaming In October on Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Looking for something to stream while you Netflix and chill? Check out our picks for new films streaming this month below, including How to Survive A Plague, Queens and Cowboys and The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson. How to Survive a Plague (201… Read The post ‘Marsha P. Show More Summary

Netflix documentary trailer highlights The Death And Life Of Marsha P. Johnson

Netflix is quickly building up a large library of true crime documentaries, but subjects of those documentaries aren’t normally as famous as Marsha P. Johnson. A leading figure in the gay rights movement in the ‘60s, Johnson was found dead in the Hudson River in 1992, but there was no investigation because the police… Read more...

New Documentary Probes the Uninvestigated Death of LGBTQ Icon Marsha P. Johnson: WATCH

4 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

  The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson, directed by David France (How to Survive a Plague) has been making the rounds on the festival circuit and is coming to Netflix on October 6. RELATED: Gay Iconography: Paying Mind To Marsha P. Johnson Th… Read The post New Documentary Probes the Uninvestigated Death of LGBTQ Icon Marsha P. Johnson: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

‘The Death And Life Of Marsha P. Johnson’ Trailer: Docu Tells The Overlooked Story Of Trans Activist

The new trailer for the Netflix documentary The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson from Academy Award-nominated director David France (How to Survive a Plague) puts the spotlight on the titular Johnson, who has been dubbed as the Rosa Parks of the LGBT movement. In 1992, Johnson was found dead and floating in the Hudson River. Show More Summary

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