Miami Light Project’s Filmmakers Workshop Series Presents a free screening of Southern Comfort
Saturday, September 20, 2008, 12:00pm
The Light Box, 3000 Biscayne Blvd #100, Miami, FL 33137
This moving documentary chronicles the last year in the life of Robert Eads, a female-to-male transsexual dying of ovarian cancer. We’re introduced to several people who figure prominently in Robert’s life — most importantly, Lola Cola, a transsexual who’s become Robert’s life partner and cares for him full-time. The two prepare to lead a panel at the annual Southern Comfort conference, a yearly event created for transgender individuals.
A panel discussion with Southern Comfort director Kate Davis, Lola Cola and Tobias Packer of Equality Now will follow the screening. The discussion will be moderated by Rhonda Mitrani.
This program was funded, in part, by a grant from the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs, the Cultural Affairs Council, the Mayor, the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners; the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Arts Council.