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PSU Film Student Lea Kreck and Film Professor Courtney Hermann Present at Queering Social Justice Symposium
Author: School of Film
Posted: June 4, 2018

PSU Film student Lea Kreck and Film Professor Courtney Hermann presented at the PSU Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program’s inaugural Queering Social Justice Symposium. Kreck, also a student in the Honors College, is completing her thesis project, which addresses portrayals of trans identities in documentary film. Hermann is the maker of the short documentary Burton Before and After, which deals with the gender affirming transition of her best friend. Kreck and Hermann used the film to address the potential value of and methods for queering documentary filmmaking practice.