Markie in Milwaukee, which was a 2015 Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program selection, tells the engrossing story of a 7 foot tall transgender woman from Wisconsin who transitions back to a man because of her faith. It is a heart-wrenching journey. Wenzel, a former Baptist minister, is a dynamic force that is a truly inspiring.
Directed by: Matt Kliegman
Produced by: Matt Kliegman, Zac Stuart-Pontier, Morgan Z Whirledge
Starring: Mark Wenzel
Executive Produced by: Larry Fessenden
Run Time: 91 minutes
Synopsis: Assembled from over 10 years of footage, Markie in Milwaukee tells the story of a Midwestern transgender woman as she struggles with the prospect of de-transitioning under the pressures of her fundamentalist church, family and community.
SLAMDANCE 2018 SCREENINGS (*All Screenings in Park City unless otherwise noted*)
Saturday, Jan 26th, 3:00 PM @ the Treasure Mountain Inn Ballroom
Tuesday, Jan 29th, 11:00 AM @ the Treasure Mountain Inn Ballroom