June 14th — Co-Presented w/Café Con Leche
Gun Hill Road is a 2011 drama film starring Esai Morales. The title of the film derives from the Bronx road of the same name. The film is notable for starring a transgender character (Michael) who is played by a real transgender person, Harmony Santana, who was the first openly transgender actress to be nominated for an Independent Spirit Award.
Ex-con Enrique (Esai Morales) returns home after a stint in prison. His wife Angela has had an affair while he was away, and his child Michael, who is a young trans woman in the process of transitioning and coming out, is exploring life, leaving Enrique with decisions to make regarding his family’s future.
“Reel Stories” was created in collaboration with City of Asylum. All screenings take place at Alphabet City: 40 W North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Doors open at 6:30. Show starts at 7:00. Cocktails and food available for purchase before screening.
All screenings are free and open to the public