Joeippolito

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Name: Joe Ippolito
Date registered: 04/05/2011

Latest posts

  1. Turning 5 never felt so good! — 03/25/2015
  2. Gender Reel turns five in 2015! — 10/24/2014
  3. A festival committed to accessibility! — 09/01/2014
  4. And what an amazing 2014 list it is!!! — 08/04/2014
  5. FIVE FABULOUS FALL FESTIVALS, are just around the corner! — 07/14/2014

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Mar 25

Turning 5 never felt so good!

Gender Reel, the countries only coast-to-coast film & performance art festival, turned five this year. In recognition of this, festival organizers are gearing up for an amazing year of events and screenings throughout the country.  Gender Reel, kicked off 2015 with a bang February 7 & 8, 2015 at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. This was …

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Oct 24

Gender Reel turns five in 2015!

Gender Reel 2015 is just around the corner and this year the “little festival that could” will be celebrating its 5th year birthday.  Over the past 4 years, Gender Reel, has hosted festivals in eight cities around the country – Portland, OR, Oakland, CA, Long Beach, CA, Minneapolis, MN, Omaha, NE, Kenosha, WI, Philadelphia, PA, Durham, NC. …

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Sep 01

A festival committed to accessibility!

              Gender Reel 2014 is just around the corner!  This year, Gender Reel will host festivals in five cities across the United States: Minneapolis, Long Beach, Omaha, Durham and Philadelphia. The festival features 29 films, Q&A's, panel discussions, and performance art. Since Gender Reel's onset in 2011, the festival has grown nationally in terms of how many …

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Aug 04

And what an amazing 2014 list it is!!!

Gender Reel's 2014 film list in is and all we can say is it's GREAT! This years festival(s) consists of showcasing 30 amazingly diverse films. Additionally, there will be Q&A's, guest speakers and performance art pieces. Check back here for details concerning our city specific schedules in late August.     Trans Women/Feminine How I Gave …

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Jul 14

FIVE FABULOUS FALL FESTIVALS, are just around the corner!

Gender Reel's 2014 fall festivals will be here before you know it. This year, Gender Reel will be hosting five annual festivals around the country: Durham, NC, Philadelphia, PA, Omaha, NE, Minneapolis, MN, and Long Beach, CA. Gender Reel Founder & Chair, Joe Ippolito commented by saying, "Due to the success of last year's four festivals, we …

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May 12

Gender Reel take 3 @ Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference, June 12!

    Gender Reel's third annual PTHC film festival, Gender Reel presents…, will take place Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 2:20-3:40 PM at the Philadelphia Convention Center (Room 113A). This is Gender Reel's third consecutive year presenting at the conference. Gender Reel, will showcase four amazing films from its 2013 annual festival. Films include: Cover Up: What if you …

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Mar 19

Gender Reel hits the road this April!

On April 18 & 19, 2014, Gender Reel will host a two day festival  at The University of Wisconsin Parkside Campus. This event is the first of it's kind for Gender Reel. The festival has been working on ways to expand its offerings and bring more trans visibility to larger audiences of people, like those present at college and universities. …

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Jan 05

5 Films that Helped Enhance Mainstream Transgender Cinema!

Although Hollywood still has a long way to go when it comes to embracing transgender films and actors, there have been quite a few transgender movies that have managed to make it into the mainstream. While most of these transgender films aim to show what life is like for someone who is transgendered and society’s …

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Dec 24

Gender Reel turns 3 and is having a contest!

On December 28, 2013, Gender Reel celebrates it's 3rd birthday.  To enter our contest, email Joe @ genderreelfest@gmail.com with a dynamic 500 word SA to this question.  In what way have you personally contributed to enhancing the visibility of gender non-conforming/trans visibility over the past year?  Winners will be subjectively based on how much time and effort they have …

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Sep 07

Gender Reel 2013, the countdown begins!

  ​Gender Reel, the nations only coast-to-coast film and performance art festival dedicated to enhancing the visibility of gender non-conforming and transgender people, images and experiences, is being held in four cities around the United States; Oakland, CA, Portland, OR, Minneapolis, MN, and it's home down of Philadephia, PA. This years festival will showcase 21 …

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