Communication Studies

Becoming Johanna

Monday, November 13, 2017 - 4:00pm

Northridge Center in the University Student Union

A Trans Awareness Week Event

Becoming Johanna

(2016, dir. Jonathan Skurnik) 27 min.

Film screening followed by a Q&A with Jonanna and the filmmaker, Jonathan Skurnik

When Johanna, a 16-year-old transgender Latina, begins her transition and gets kicked out of her home and school, she finds a foster family who loves her and a supportive school principal who helps her graduate and thrive.

The Pride Center and the Department of Communication Studies present this free screening of BECOMING JOHANNA followed by a special, thought-provoking"create your own superhero" activity celebrating transgender identitities and exploring issues faced within the trans community.


Performance Date:
Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Doors open at 3:30 p.m.


Northridge Center in the University Student Union

Becoming Johanna flyer