Film Keynote: PJ Raval

Film Keynote: PJ Raval
Recording: Film Keynote: PJ Raval, Mar 10, 2019


PJ Raval

Unraval Pictures

Named one of Out Magazine’s “Out 100”, PJ’s documentary film credits include Trinidad (Showtime, LOGO) and Before You Know It (PBS). PJ’s recent film Call Her Ganda is an intimate investigation into Jennifer Laude, a trans woman in the Philippines who was murdered by a US Marine. Theatrically released fall of 2018, Call Her Ganda is slated for US broadcast summer of 2019 and is currently nominated for a 2019 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Documentary. PJ is also the filmmaker behind the provocative and unapologetic Christeene music video series, hailed by the Hollywood Reporter as something you “desperately wish you could unsee.” He is also part of the producing team behind Travis Mathew’s psychological thriller Discreet and Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan’s documentary Pahokee. Also an accomplished cinematographer, PJ shot the Academy Award‐nominated Best Documentary Trouble the Water and is 2015 Guggenheim Fellow.

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Primary Entry: Platinum Badge, Film Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Keynote
Event Type: Session