The Pearl


From: December 17, 2016 @ 00:00
To: December 18, 2016 @ 23:59 EDT

with Jessica Dimmock
December 17, 2016 at 4PM
December 18, 2016 at 8PM
Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY

Jessica Dimmock and Chrisopher LaMarca’s debut feature documentary is an intimate portrait of a group of trans women supporting and sustaining each other while occasionally arguing over generational and political fault lines. Some, like Nina, realized their sexual identity only in middle age; others are younger and ready to articulate their ideological and personal position in the world. The Pearl observes but never judges, creating a safe space via careful—but never over-aestheticized—camerawork that belies the directors’ shared background as photographers.

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