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In Full Bloom..transcending gender - 4th Monday Free Screening - June 22, 2015

Written by 05 Jun,2015

The Black Association of Documentary Filmmakers West (BADWest)  and Canon Hollywood in collaboration screens In Full Bloom....transcending gender directed by BADWest member Michael Brewer. 


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IN FULL BLOOM.....transcending gender

June 22, 2015

Doors open at 6:30pm. Event begins at 7:15pm.



The 4th Monday Canon Filmmaker Screenings is a free documentary film event to be held Monday, June 22, 2015 at 7:15 pm at Canon Hollywood, 6060 W. Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028.


The 4th Monday Canon Filmmaker Screenings will be held on a Monday throughout the year at Canon's Los Angeles facility.  Canon representatives will conduct a presentation before each screening, which will involve the filmmaker participating in a post screening Q & A.  


The feature-length documentary, In Full Bloom...transcending gender, chronicles the lives of 13 transgender and two gay actors whose paths cross during the production of the unprecedented stage play, "A Lovely Bouquet of Flowers." The film attempts to inform as well as to entertain, weaving behind-the scenes, rehearsal and performance footage with compelling personal interviews from the cast, dealing with family, inner conflicts, discrimination, coming out, surgery, hormones and the complexities of sexual identity and orientation. By sharing their own journeys, the actors transcend transgender by speaking to issues, such as relationships, careers and spirituality. "In Full Bloom...transcending gender," challenges the viewer to move past stereotypes and to see the commonalities we all share as human beings.


Director Michael Brewer will be present for a Q & A following the screening and will speak of his process of shooting the film.


BrewerMichael Brewer

After graduating from Queens College in New York with a BA in Film/Television, Michael Brewer embarked on a distinguished Cinematography career lensing documentaries for PBS, ABC/Disney, History Channel, A&E Networks, Viacom, ESPN and others. His eclectic background as a world traveler and documentarian shapes his visual approach which strives to celebrate the beauty of the human spirit, while encompassing his signature cross cultural experience.  PBS Networks have twice recognized him with an Emmy Award for his work on "Reverend James Lawson," a short feature  focusing on civil rights leader, Rev. James Lawson and The National Education Award for "Bahia: Africa in the Americas." The Group W special series, "Evening in India," won Michael a New England Emmy Nomination for Cinematography. Drawn to both non-fiction and narrative stories, Michael's work has taken him to over thirty countries and generated substantial social awareness and revenue.

This event is FREE.

To attend this event you MUST rsvp/sign up at


Canon Hollywood
6060 W. Sunset Blvd.
Hollywood, CA 90028 


Free street parking on Sunset Blvd. after 7pm.
Free side street parking on Gower and Gordon.


NOTE: BADWest continues the St. Clair Bourne 4th Monday Screenings at the Mayme Clayton Library and Museum.