The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson
First screened in November 2017
Director: David France. Documentary about the mysteriously slain black, transgender activist and community leader who was crucial in helping to spearhead the riots at Stonewall.

Twitter Capsule: Built as multistranded murder mystery without reducing Marsha to a corpse. Densely edited.

VOR:   Arguments swirled about murder-mystery angle and about France's vantage on his subject. I think this gutsy film leaves those debates usefully open.

Photo © 2017 Netflix/Public Square Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

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