TRANS SHORTS UNDER THE STARS with Mickey R. Mahoney and Lilly Wachowski

  • Spookable
  • Coming Out
  • Here With You
  • Are You Sure?
  • All the Words But the One
  • Burton Before and After
  • DIlating For Maximum Results
  • I'm in Love with Edgar Allan Poe
  • Mickey R. Mahoney (Photo credit: Christa Holka)
  • Lilly Wachowski (Photo credit: Christa Holka)

Description

In cahoots with the Maryland Film Festival, Mickey R Mahoney and Lilly Wachowski present an evening of Trans Shorts Under the Stars! A collection of works assured to fill up your heart with trans and queer joy, love, artistry, and excellence. Join us in celebrating this vital movement of trans and nonbinary filmmaking!


PLEASE NOTE: There will be no Q&A session at the 7:45PM indoor screening.

 

Mickey R Mahoney

 

Mickey R Mahoney is a Professor, Adj., in the Dept. of Film, Video, New Media, and Animation; and the Dept. of Art History, Theory, and Criticism, at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.  He developed and teaches, Queer Pictures and Trans Pictures, cinema classes offered in Art History, Theory, and Criticism.  

 

Mahoney’s short films, MIDWESTERN HOSPITALITY, ACROBATS AND SWORD-SWALLOWERS, THE UNDERGRAD, and TRAVERSE CITY continue to screen worldwide.

 

Mahoney was a Director, Actor, and Creative Consultant on the Showtime TV series WORK IN PROGRESS and a Creative Consultant on the Netflix documentary, DISCLOSURE: TRANS LIVES ON SCREEN.  He is currently an Executive Producer on GIRL ISLAND, a documentary on the life of Sandy Stone, and co-writing THE HUNTED, a transtastic thriller, with Lilly Wachowski.

 

 

Lilly Wachowski

 

Lilly Wachowski is a trans woman and lifelong Chicago resident.  She holds a half-finished BA as well as an almost completed Post Baccalaureate certificate from SAIC.  Lilly has worked as a Building Maintenance Technician’s Assistant, self-employed carpenter, and Writer/Producer/Director. Some of her credits include THE MATRIX, SENSE8, V FOR VENDETTA, BOUND and WORK IN PROGRESS.  She also paints; sometimes she paints ducks.