Ian Harvie Superhero

In his debut standup comedy concert film, trans comic Ian Harvie, who served as the opening act for Margaret Cho for a number of years, shares hilarious and unabashed insights relating to his trans experience. Ian Harvie Superhero presents a lighthearted yet self-aware approach to important intersections, such as acquiring male privilege, navigating gendered bathroom politics, acknowledging his past as a dyke, and retaining queer identity despite being publicly perceived as a straight male. Ian Harvie’s humor possesses a unique ability to appeal to a broad array of audiences—including folks who are less familiar with queer and trans experiences —but his witty punch lines have a special and mighty resonance with trans guys and the people who love them.

Performing Girl tells the compelling story of D’Lo, a performance artist originally from Southern California and raised by Sri Lankan parents who struggled with his gender variance through childhood and adolescence. Through adorable animation, intimate family interviews, and poignant excerpts from D’Lo’s performances, the film illustrates the evolution of a family’s unconditional love.

Second Hand Emotion is a pair of music videos from trans hip-hop artist Rocco Katastrophe. “Wake Me If I’m Dreaming” tracks the rise and fall of a relationship, and “Let Me Go” traces the aftermath and recovery.

Co-presented by:
Bois-Boys

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