My Name Was January

Directors

Elina Gress Lenee Son

Producers

Sher Vancouver Alex Sangha Ash Brar
  • Release Date 2019
  • Running Time 25.5 minutes
  • Closed Captions Yes
  • Availability Canada, USA

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$225.00
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$225.00

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My Name Was JanuaryMy Name Was January

When a trans sister, January Marie Lapuz, is brutally murdered in her own home, a community reacts. Her friends and other trans women of colour come to voice their issues, concerns, and challenges. This is the story of January, a friend, a daughter, a person who was seen as a bright light in the lives of many. It will not only bring justice to January, but to all the women who have lost their lives. January had a beautiful soul, and now part of her soul rests in each and every one of us.

Award(s): Gold Award for Best Documentary, LA Shorts Festival; Best Short Documentary, Aphrodite Shorts Awards (NYC); Best LGBTQ Film, Los Angeles Film Awards; Best Short Film, West Coast Film Awards (Malibu); Award of Recognition, Best Short Film Awards, La Jolla CA.

This moving tribute is available on DVD or Blu-ray and includes a discussion guide.

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