CHICAGO – The issue of gender identity, especially for those who are born with a vagueness as to what to call themselves between/beyond boy and girl, has come front and center in the U.S., both with the legalization of gay marriage and the callous repudiation of identity by trying to pass laws dismissing it (the North Carolina “bathroom” laws). The performance companies of The Living Canvas and Nothing Without a Company is currently staging “[Trans]formation,” which presents gender identity art by six performers, who perform most of the play in the nude.
Exclusive Portrait: Jada Pinkett Smith on Red Carpet For ‘The Human Contract’ at Chicago International Film Festival
CHICAGO – Jada Pinkett Smith was photographed close up on Oct. 28, 2008 by the HollywoodChicago.com lens while on the red carpet at the North American premiere of her directorial debut “The Human Contact” at the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival.
Actress Jada Pinkett Smith, who is married to actor Will Smith, has appeared in the films “The Women,” “Reign Over Me,” “Collateral,” “The Matrix Revolutions,” “The Matrix Reloaded,” “Ali,” “Scream 2,” “The Nutty Professor” and “Jason’s Lyric”. Our exclusive portrait of Smith is below.
Jada Pinkett Smith on Oct. 28, 2008 while on the red carpet at the North American premiere
of her directorial debut “The Human Contact” at the 2008 Chicago International Film Festival.
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com