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Mama Gloria (2020)
Directed by Luchina Fisher
Not Rated / Documentary / 1 hour, 16 minutes
Meet Mama Gloria. Chicago’s Black transgender icon Gloria Allen, now in her 70s, blazed a trail for trans people like few others before her. Emerging from Chicago’s South Side drag ball culture in the 1960’s, Gloria overcame traumatic violence to become a proud leader in her community. Most famously, she pioneered a charm school for young transgender people that served as an inspiration for the hit play Charm.
Black Lens Film Week is sponsored by Aids Alabama
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