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Trans women of color are being murdered at an alarming rate, but the phenomenon is unfortunately not a new one. This film takes on the cold case murder of Marsha P. Johnson, who was found in the Hudson River in 1992. The NYPD declared her death a suicide, which didn’t sit well with the many who knew Johnson, founder of the Street Transvestites Action Revolutionaries (S. T. A. R.), a trans activist group. The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson follows activist Victoria Cruz as she tries to solve what really happened to Johnson.
Joan Didion didn’t just change journalism or essays, she changed journalists and essayists. Her distinctive style is as clear as the sky of the California she calls home and documents so well. Her written words are unforgettable, but her actual voice is rarely heard. Her nephew Griffin Dunne changes that with this documentary.