“America’s Got Talent” Trans Comedian Stars In Tender Portrait Of Comeback, “Julia Scotti: Funny That Way”
Written by IMN on 23 Apr 2021
Audiences are taken on an entertaining emotional roller coaster in this tender, funny and triumphant comeback story directed by Susan Sandler (writer of Golden Globe nominated CROSSING DELANCEY) with 1091 Pictures releasing the film on June 1st on all major VOD platforms.
“Julia’s life story is an important and touching one, and we are excited and honored to support its telling through the release of Susan Sandler’s wonderful film”, said Carly Reicho, Director of Film Distribution at 1091 Pictures.
Indiewire hailed the film as a “must-see” while Hammer to Nail praised it as “an unexpected journey and comeback story unlike any other”. This “groundbreaking” (Passport Magazine) “triumph” (Edge Media Network) became a darling in festival competitions at Geena Davis’s Bentonville Film Festival, aGLIFF, NewFest, Nantucket, Athena and the Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, and received the Audience Choice Award at the Paley Center for Media DocPitch Competition.