DocScapes presents an evening of two films by Luchina Fisher
THE DADS (Luchina Fisher, 2023)
»Trailer on IMDb
MAMA GLORIA (Luchina Fisher, 2020)
»MAMA GLORIA website (trailer and more)
TUE, MAR 28, 7pm
The Loft Cinema / FREE
Tickets available day of screening
In Person: Filmmaker Luchina Fisher and Tucson artist José Trujillo, one of the fathers from THE DADS
Co-presented by Lesbian Looks, Hanson FilmTV Institute, Institute for LGBT Studies
(Luchina Fisher, 2023, USA, 10 mins, Not Rated)
When five fathers of trans kids join Dennis Shepard, the father of slain gay college student Matthew Shepard, for a weekend fishing trip in rural Oklahoma, they find common purpose across races, generations and experiences.
Six dads gather in rural Oklahoma for a weekend fishing trip. As the men cast their rods into the river, share their catch over dinner, and swap stories beside the bonfire, we learn what has brought them to this scenic idyll: the love for their trans and LGBTQ children, their fears for their children’s safety, and the urgency to fight for the ground on which they all stand. The Dads is a quiet meditation on fatherhood, brotherhood and manhood amid the changing American landscape.
(Luchina Fisher, 2020, USA, 76 mins, Not Rated)
An intimate portrait of Chicago’s Black transgender icon Gloria Allen, who transitioned before Stonewall and went on to open a charm school for transgender youth in her 60s. The film shares her life and recollections of growing up on the south side with an extremely supportive family, her childhood realization that she was a girl and time spent in the drag ball scene.