Stream for Free: “I Am My Own Woman”

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Stream for Free: “I Am My Own Woman”

September 18 @ 11:00 am - September 20 @ 1:00 am EDT

A biography about the East German collector and transgender woman Charlotte von Mahlsdorf.

The film will be available to stream from September 18, 10AM CST to September 20, 12AM CST. Please register to receive the streaming link by email. Advance registrants will receive the link on September 18, 10AM CST.

About the film:

Documentary/Drama | Germany | 1992 | 91 min | German with English subtitles

Mixing drama and documentary, I Am My Own Woman examines the controversial life and profound impact of the late German gay activist Charlotte von Mahlsdorf. Beginning with her childhood, it goes on to explore her troubled relationship with her Nazi father, who forced her to join the Hitler Youth. Eventually, von Mahlsdorf escapes and starts the Gründerzeit Museum, which was both a center for German history and a safe haven for some of the major figures of the gay liberation movement in East Germany.

***Please note that this film is only available to audiences in the US, Canada and Mexico.

Image: © Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung/bpb


September 18 @ 11:00 am EDT
September 20 @ 1:00 am EDT


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