Reel inclusive

by Andrew Doerfler / Beacon Staff • April 3, 2014

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Boy Meets Girls shows the relationship between a transgender woman and her childhood friend.
Courtesy of Boston LGBT Film Festival
Boy Meets Girls shows the relationship between a transgender woman and her childhood friend.
Courtesy of Boston LGBT Film Festival

Celebrate the Boston LGBT Film Festival’s 30th year, right here on campus. On April 4 at 7 p.m., the Bright Family Screening Room in Paramount Center will feature the world premiere of Boy Meets Girl, a romantic comedy about the connection between a transgender woman, who is starting to date other women, and her cis male childhood friend. The director and stars are scheduled to attend. 

The festival runs through April 12, at the Brattle Theatre, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Institute of Contemporary Art, and the Coolidge Corner Theatre. Other highlights at Emerson: a showcase of shorts by queer women of color on April 5 at 2 p.m. and a documentary about The Color Purple author Alice Walker on April 6 at 2 p.m.

Events in the Bright: April 4-6, 8 & 9, 11 & 12. $12 per screening.