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Made possible by The Andrew J. Kuehn Jr. Foundation. Co-presented by the Bruin Film Society and Outfest, and in collaboration with UCLA Library Special Collections.

Framing Agnes: A Conversation on Representation, Ethics and Research

Closeup of actress Angelica Ross.
April 19, 2022 - 7:00 pm
filmmaker Chase Joynt, sociologist Kristen Schilt, Vanessa Warri, UCLA Ph.D. student in Social Welfare.

Free admission, no registration required. Light refreshments will be served at 6 p.m.

Location: UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library Conference Room, first floor (view on a map).

Visitor parking is available at Parking Structure 3 for $3/hour (view on a map).

Join Framing Agnes (2022) director, writer and producer Chase Joynt, participant Kristen Schilt, and Vanessa Warri, UCLA Ph.D. student in Social Welfare, for a conversation on transgender, two-spirit, gender-expansive, and intersex (TGI) representation, the history of TGI-related research at UCLA, and current organizing efforts for ethical, informed, community-driven, and justice-centered research about TGI people. Estimated program duration: 75 minutes.

A free preview screening will take place April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum, fresh off its award-winning turn at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, where it garnered the NEXT Audience Award and the NEXT Innovator Award.

Special thanks to our community partners:

UCLA LGBTQ Campus Resource Center
UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television
UCLA Department of Sociology
Transgender UCLA Pride
The Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law
UCLA Center for the Study of Women

Media partner: OutWrite Newsmagazine

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