The Chicago Outfit is proud to have been asked to co-present In The Turn at the Reeling Film Festival tomorrow night! In The Turn is a powerful documentary about a 10-year-old Canadian transgender girl who finds acceptance in the company of a US-based queer roller derby collective known as The Vagine Regime. Crystal’s story finds its place among the journeys of other queer skaters whose stories from LA to Brooklyn are folded into Erica Tremblay’s inspirational film of empowerment and inclusion. Director Erica Tremblay is expected to be in attendance for post-screening Q&A, moderated by Kartemquin's Beckie Stocchetti.
Screening Details:Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
Wednesday, September 23 6:45 PM
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IN THE TURN follows Crystal, a 10-year-old transgender girl growing up in rural Canada as she navigates the difficult and complicated world that surrounds her. Tormented at school by teachers and peers alike, she faces daily assaults in the form of insults and physical altercations. The pain she endures at school takes a toll on not only her self-esteem but also on the emotional stability of her family. After being denied the right to join local athletics teams due to her gender identity, Crystal and her mom discover the Vagine Regime, an international queer collective of roller derby players comprised of people of all shapes, sizes, backgrounds, and identities. Crystal emerges from exclusion into empowerment when she steps out of the shadows and onto the track. Crystal’s story finds its place among the journeys of other queer skaters whose stories from LA to Brooklyn are folded into Erica Tremblay’s inspirational film of empowerment and inclusion.