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