If you haven’t seen this award-winning indie documentary yet, now’s your chance.
My Name was January is a short documentary that tells the story of January Marie Lapuz, a trans woman from New Westminster who was murdered in her home in September 2012.
The film was featured in this paper last year, and it premiered in Surrey in February this year. It’s won 13 international jury awards and garnered 44 official selections at film festivals around the world.
Coming up this September will be two free Saturday screenings, on Sept. 21 and Sept. 28, at the Surrey City Centre Library. You can book free tickets for the screenings through www.eventbrite.com (search for My Name Was January) or find out more about the film at www.januarylapuz.net.