‘Trannies’ get ticked off on Showtime this month

 

Israel Luna’s controversial revenge comedy Ticked-Off Trannies with Knives has made the festival circuit for the past year, and now it reaches an even wider audience: Via the Showtime cable network.

Beginning Friday on SHO Next at 12:30 a.m. (just after midnight), Showtime will air the Dallas-shot take-off on blaxploitation/grindhouse films on its various premium cable subscription networks. You can watch it 10 times throughout the month, not counting any West Coast feeds. The entire line-up, as currently scheduled:

July 1 @ 12:30 a.m. (SHO Next)

July 2 @ 10:05 p.m. (SHO Beyond)

July 7 @ 9 p.m. (SHO Next)

July 8 @ 9 p.m. (SHO Beyond)

July 13 @ 3:25 a.m. (SHO Next)

July 16 @ 10:10 p.m. (SHO Next)

July 19 @ 9 p.m. (SHO Beyond)

July 24 @ 11:30 p.m. (SHO Next)

July 29 @ 1:20 a.m. (SHO Beyond)

—  Arnold Wayne Jones

DVtv: Transgender women divided on 'Ticked-Off Tr@nnies With Knives'

Here are some video interviews shot by Cindy Chaffin to accompany Senior Editor Tammye Nash’s comprehensive piece over on the main page, “‘TOTWK’: Exploitive or empowering?” Cindy and Tammye sat down with trans women on both sides of the debate over Dallas filmmaker Israel Luna’s controversial “Ticked-Off Tr@nnies With Knives.”

—  John Wright

La Luna Entertainment announces festival dates in FW, Seattle, Philly for 'TOTWK'

After screening in the Tribeca Film Festival, filmmaker Israel Luna and his company are using that momentum to take his “Ticked-Off Tra**ies with Knives” on the festival circuit. Today, La Luna Entertainment announced the movie’s upcoming screenings, with one stop  in Cowtown.

The movie slices its way cross-country celebrating its Southwest Premiere at the 12th Annual Q Cinema Film Festival in downtown Fort Worth, on June 5; then heads further west June 12 and 13 where the movie will be featured as part of the Midnight Adrenaline section of the prestigious Seattle International Film Festival in Seattle. The tour then cuts back east to screen at Philadelphia’s QFest in July.

La Luna is working on getting TOTWK into additional festivals.

Editor’s Note: This post is not intended as an editorial statement either for or against the film’s title and/or content, so there’s no need to turn the comments into a pissing match. But we’re pretty sure you will anyway so never mind.

—  Rich Lopez