IMA alumna Sasha Wortzel screening

Mya Taylor (Tangerine) as Marsha P. Johnson on the set of HBDM! Photograph by Nathan Fitch.

Mya Taylor (Tangerine) as Marsha P. Johnson
Photograph by Nathan Fitch.

IMA alumna Sasha Wortzel screened her film Happy Birthday, Marsha! at The Cooper Union – Artist Talk & Selections on November 14th.

Happy Birthday, Marsha! is an experimental film about the legendary transgender artist and activist Marsha “Pay it No Mind” Johnson and her life in the hours before the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York City. Reina Gossett (collaborator) and Sasha will be premiering footage from the film as well as rarely seen archival video.