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Documentary by Journalism alumna Kate Brickman to premiere at the Art Theater

8/30/2011  1:30 pm

This is My Journey…, a documentary film made by Journalism alumna Kate Brickman (BS ‘07/ MS ’11), will premiere at the Art Theatre in downtown Champaign Tuesday, September 6 at 5:30 pm. The film will be followed by a panel discussion at 6:30 with the three main subjects of the film. The film, completed as part of Kate’s Master’s Project and supervised by Professor Nancy Benson, explores the transitioning process for three transgender people in Central Illinois. This is My Journey… will also air on WILL-TV on Friday, October 7 at 8:00 pm and has been selected to run in a number of regional film festivals. Kate has also served as the UI-7 Coordinator, a position she will hold until the end of September. There is no charge for admission and the film is open to the public. Watch the trailer…