Documentary Georgie Girl lands distributor

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com June 24 2002 11:00 PM ET

Annie Goldson's documentary Georgie Girl, the story of transgendered Maori sex worker-turned-New Zealand parliamentarian Georgina Beyer, has been acquired for distribution, reports indieWIRE.com. Nonprofit company Women Make Movies picked up the film, which chronicles Beyer's transformations from farm boy to cabaret diva to grassroots community leader to her present-day life as a member of parliament. Georgie Girl will screen this week at the IFP/West Los Angeles Film Festival and at the Frameline San Francisco Gay and Lesbian Film Festival.