Category Archive: Press

Aug 27

Filmmaker Spotlight: Seven King of Eden’s Garden

Gender Reel's 2015 fall festival circuit kicks off September 30th in Boston and continues throughout the months of October and November in Minneapolis, Durham, Omaha and Houston. This year, Gender Reel features 21 amazing films exploring a range of issues related to the trans and gender non-conforming experience, including premiere screenings of Eden's Garden — a short film created by …

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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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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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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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Jan 11

Gender Reel expands to cities across the U.S.

The 2013 Gender Reel festival is expanding. The two-year-old, East Coast based multi-media festival is scheduled to take place in various cities across the United States. The festival originated in Philadelphia, PA in 2011. However, it is now set to take place in Minneapolis, MN and Philadelphia, PA, in Sept 2013, with plans to add Oakland, CA, and Portland, OR, to the list of places where the 2013 festival film and performance art …

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