Arts & Education Programming on Gender

Kalil Cohen offers a diverse array of programming for colleges and universities including:

Art Programming:
– TG Film Fest: short films by established and emerging filmmakers
o Includes films on food, dating, bathrooms and yes, even sea cucumbers.
o Will work with you to select narrative and/or documentary shorts based on the audience and focus of the event
– Political hip hop performance
o A look at politics, gender, race, class, and citizenship set to funky house and electronic beats.
– Mixed Media: a combination of live performance and short films

Educational Programming:
For campus centers, student groups, and student affairs:
– How to Be a Trans Ally workshop
– The History of Trans Feminism multimedia presentation
– Organizing for Transgender Healthcare on Campus strategy workshop
– Gender in the Media: exposing the mainstream while building alternatives
For Education, Sociology, and Pre-Med students:
– Gender, Identity, and Power in the K-12 Classroom multimedia workshop
o Includes Kalil’s research on gender variant youth of color in LA schools
– Transgender Cultural Competency for Medical Students multimedia workshop
– Transgender Cultural Competency for Social Workers multimedia workshop
For Art students:
– Adventures in Indie Art-Making: low- to no-budget productions workshop

For All Events:
– Will work with you to customize the program to fit your audience
– Negotiable fees, please indicate an estimate with your booking inquiry
– Prices drop significantly when booking multiple programs for your school
– Digital flyers provided to use for on campus promotions

Kalil Cohen, M.Ed. is a nationally touring educator, performer, speaker, and filmmaker whose work centers on gender with a strong emphasis race and class. His short films have screened in college classes, at academic conferences, and at over 50 LGBT film festivals worldwide, including in London, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Brussels, Amsterdam, Jakarta, and Mumbai. Kalil is the founding director of the TG Film Fest: The Los Angeles Transgender Film Festival. He is also an assistant programmer for Outfest: the Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival and teaches documentary filmmaking to youth.  Kalil is director of the Workmen’s Circle SoCal, bringing progressive Jewish art and cultural programming, community building, Yiddish language classes, and political organizing to southern California Jews, our friends and allies.

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