…to everyone who was able to join us for this one of a kind evening that featured a selection of films highlighting Transgender characters and stories. Your attendance helped support the critical work of the Chicago House – TransLife Center, which continues to deliver the nation’s most comprehensive programming to Chicago’s transgender community.

A special Thank you to this year’s honoree, COL (IL) Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG (Retired), who was honored for her continued advocacy and support of the TransLife Center. Read her full bio here

A very big Thank you to our Title and Presenting sponsors for making this evening possible. 

Nexflix title sponsorNovy presenting sponsor

Chicago House extends it’s continued thanks to all those who made the difference in this year’s TransReelization through their generous support.


Lana Wachowski
Karin Winslow-Wachowski

Film Curators
Mickey R. Mahoney
Karin Winslow-Wachowski
The San Francisco Transgender Film Festival

The Kinowerks Studio Team
Aimee Allegretti
Dave Walsh
Bob Kiser
Christopher Royal
David Groves
Iaian Francis
Jason Hodges
Jason Miles
Matthew Prusinski
Sarah Becker
Xoe Wise

Keith Cantrell
Clyde Ebanks
Marcie Jastrow
Lawrence Mattis
Katie Schiller
Tom Tykwer
Dave Wirtschafter

TransLife Center Advisory Board
Aimee Allegretti
Doug Cherry
Gail Goldsmith
Gretchen Rachel Hammond
Christina Kahrl
Mickey R. Mahoney
Kinley Preston
Dave Walsh
Robyn Walsh
Karin Winslow-Wachowski

TransLife Center Staff
Josie Paul
Kevin Pleasant
Channyn Parker
Maria Pahl

Chicago House Staff
Stan Sloan
Richard Williams
Ayanna Armstrong
Kiki Dorn
Anthony Guitierrez
Angelique Gwinn
Alejandro Hernandez
Sita Laville
Tyler Lewis
Jim LoBianco
Gregory O’Brien
John Pfeiffer
Stan Waclaw

In-Kind Sponsors
J&L Catering
Metropolitan Brewing
Speed Pro

Auction Donors
Andersonville Chiropractic
Andersonville Wine and Spirits
Calo Restaurant
Century Guild
Christopher Royal
Cubs Organization
Doug Cherry
Four Sided
Garfields Beverage Warehouse
Geof Darrow
Greek Islands Restaurant
Hamburger Mary’s
Iliana Sweis.M.D.
James & Williams Jewelers
Jim Karas
Johnny Brown Bag
Jon Kinney
Lady Gregory Irish Bar & Restaurant
Lana Wachowski & Karin Winslow
Lettuce Entertain You
M. Henry
Mars Gallery
Orangetheory Fitness – Edgewater
Piatto Pronto
Rick Bayless Restaurant Group
Roger Beck Portraits
Rosebud Restaurant
Sluggers World Class Sports Bar
Studio 8 Pilates
Takohl Jewelers
The Hill Group
The Kirby Hotel
The Pork Shoppe
Tino Rodriquez & Virgo Paraiso
Will Knight Photography