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The Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning creator of Transparent and I Love Dick takes us behind-the-scenes of a revelatory emotional and professional journey to challenge the status quo. In the rousingly passionate and provocative new memoir, She Wants It, Jill Soloway reflects on shifting family dynamics—from a parent coming out as transgender to Soloway’s evolution from straight, married mother of two to identifying as queer and nonbinary—and how these experiences fueled a creative vision to transform the male-dominated landscape of Hollywood. As a director, show creator, and activist working to explode mainstream ideas about gender, Soloway has helped to give rise to a new cultural consciousness. Discussing this poignant new book with an interlocutor, Soloway joins us for a timely conversation about identity, love, sexuality, and the reshaping of our collective worldview in the aftermath of the #metoo movement.

Jill Soloway

Jill Soloway is the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning creator of Transparent and I Love Dick. Their first feature film, Afternoon Delight, won the 2013 Directing Award at Sundance. Their work can also be seen in Six Feet Under, How to Make It in America, and United States of Tara. An activist and artist, Jill co-founded 5050by2020, East Side Jews, and the spoken word series Sit n’ Spin. Jill lives in Los Angeles.


Location
This program will take place at:
Saban Media Center at the Television Academy |
Wolf Theatre
5210 Lankershim Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601

Parking
Onsite parking is available in a covered structure for a flat rate of $7.00

All tickets and books are non-refundable, and will require photo I.D. for pick-up. Most tickets include an unsigned copy of the featured book, She Wants It: Desire, Power, and Toppling the Patriarchy, which will be distributed at will call the night of the program.  There will be a book signing.

Main Image: She Wants It (book cover)


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