Keyboard Fantasies
Keyboard Fantasies (2021)

Keyboard Fantasies tells the story of Beverly Glenn-Copeland, a black transgender septuagenarian (and musical genius) who finally finds his place in the world. When Glenn receives an unexpected email in 2016 from a record collector in Japan… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 29, 2021
DVD Release Date: October 29, 2021
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Cath Clarke

Often music documentaries feel padded out with filler but honestly I could have spent another hour in Copeland's company.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

With a fluid style, director Posy Dixon lets the story unfold in a way that's powerfully moving.

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B.L. Panther
The Spool

To hear Glenn speak about his transness and what it means for him and for his music turns Keyboard Fantasies into a nourishing and mindful lesson.

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John Dunning
Little White Lies

Revelatory. Everyone needs to hear the Arcadian electronica that flows from the visionary Beverly Glenn-Copeland.

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Andrew F. Peirce
The Curb

The Kindest Film of the Year.

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Bradley Gibson
Film Threat

Glenn-Copeland speaking in the film never seems angry, never rushed, never less than amused, and composed. He is the living image of the peaceful music he creates.

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Jen Yamato
Los Angeles Times

Exhilarating as the Canadian American musician's late bloom has been to the music world, the full picture of his life... is even more poignant and remarkable.

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Jas Keimig
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

Though brief, the documentary is a primer on Glenn-Copeland's remarkable musical life in relative obscurity, tracing his early years in Philadelphia, his gender transition in his 50s, and his rise and touring over the past few years.

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