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Your search by 'Gender Queer' identified 28 films


  • Benjamin's Flowers

    Benjamin's Flowers

    Sweden , 2012 , 12 min. Lovelorn and lonely Benjamin lives on the blurry borderline between fantasy and reality, in this pollen-filled romantic animation.... Read more
  • Beyoutiful

    Beyoutiful

    USA , 2012 , 4 min. Beyoutiful is a stunning Taiwanese animated short that explores the necessity of conventional gender identity.... Read more
  • Born to Dance this Way

    Born to Dance this Way

    USA , 2012 , 12 min. JOO Si, a fierce, fabulous, and curvalicious back-up dancing diva, auditions for the opportunity of a lifetime to gyrate behind the sexy female pop singing sensation, THE 4PLAY LADIES.... Read more
  • But I'm a Genderqueer

    But I'm a Genderqueer

    USA , 2011 , 12 min. This playful short is the story of one person’s journey through the scary (but magical) world of gender identity, where queer-self-love triumphs over all other obstacles.... Read more
  • Camp Beaverton: Meet the Beavers

    Camp Beaverton: Meet the Beavers

    USA , 2013 , 62 min. Synchronized swimming becomes a radical act of self-expression for a group of Melbourne women in this effervescent documentary that follows these graceful and audacious fat activists in the run up to their inaugural performance: an irresistible blend of body politics, self-acceptance, and athletic prowess.... Read more
  • Change Over Time

    Change Over Time

    USA , 2013 , 7 min. This experimental, animated, personal documentary chronicles the filmmaker’s first year on testosterone from an impressionistic and poetic perspective.... Read more
  • Dating Sucks: A Genderqueer Misadventure

    Dating Sucks: A Genderqueer Misadventure

    USA , 2013 , 13 min. This autobiographical animation explores the successes, failures, anxieties, and confusion of trying to date as a genderqueer/trans person. As genuine as it is comical, this film is the first episode in a forthcoming online digital zine.... Read more
  • Dos Almas

    Dos Almas

    USA , 2013 , 16 min. 1850, deep in the forest, two women from different worlds meet. Breaking through barriers, they discover each other in both flesh and spirit.... Read more
  • For You, The Spring

    For You, The Spring

    USA , 2013 , 3 min. Inspired by a carnivalesque old-time silent film, a musician dreams of running away with a mermaid, but she must first save her from the hands of some unlikely villains.... Read more
  • F to 7th: Season One

    F to 7th: Season One

    USA , 2013 , 34 min. This engaging web series follows the not-quite-butch-not-quite-femme Ingrid as she tries to adjust to a world where new conceptions of gender and sexuality have left her old-fashioned lesbianism behind. A spin-off of the web series, The Slope, F to 7TH features guest appearances by Ashlie Atkinson and Amy Sedaris. Wry humor, tight scripts, and impeccable comic timing make this Brookl... Read more
  • F to 7th: Tweener

    F to 7th: Tweener

    USA , 2013 , 4 min. F to 7th is a web-series that follows creator Ingrid Jungermann’s descent into middle-age, as she struggles to adjust to a world where gender and sexuality have left her old-fashioned lesbianism behind. A spin-off of the web-series, The Slope, this episode features a guest appearance by Ashlie Atkinson (My Best Day, Frameline36).... Read more
  • Genderfreak

    Genderfreak

    USA , 2012 , 19 min. What happens when violinist Rachel, the token straight friend in her group, meets a handsome genderqueer teenager named Sammy, who happens to play guitar?... Read more
  • Hawker

    Hawker

    Canada , 2012 , 2 min. “When I was a kid in Singapore, the same person served me chicken rice every day. I didn’t know if that person was a man or a woman, and that was awesome.” -Coco Riot... Read more
  • In Face

    In Face

    USA , 2009 , 3 min. A drag performer gets “in face” in this simple and poetic video exploring the role of gender performance and routine in the drag world.... Read more
  • Intersexion

    Intersexion

    New Zealand , 2012 , 68 min. Witness how “it doesn’t suck to be intersex; it sucks to be persecuted.” Activist Mani Bruce Mitchell and friends share their powerful journey from secrecy and shame to healing and belonging in this vital emerging community transcending the gender binary system.... Read more
  • I've Only Just Begun

    I've Only Just Begun

    Finland , 2012 , 7 min. In response to a Russian law banning “homosexual propaganda,” director Koskimies has created an activist music video that depicts the androgynous Venuz Vulgar, a coterie of colorful queers, and their quest to fight discrimination.... Read more
  • Joan in the Rain

    Joan in the Rain

    France , 2012 , 6 min. A wonderfully hypnotic, experimental found-footage collage of Joan of Arc films made for part of a museum exhibition to commemorate Joan’s 600th birthday.... Read more
  • JOY! Portrait of a Nun

    JOY! Portrait of a Nun

    Canada , 2012 , 52 min. Sisters are doing it for themselves in this intimate portrait of Missionary P. Delight and her fellow members of the Order of Perpetual Indulgence as they look back on decades of faerie-fabulous radicalism and whip out their wimples for colorful celebration.... Read more
  • like rats leaving a sinking ship

    like rats leaving a sinking ship

    Germany , 2012 , 25 min. Personal narrative and clinical objectivity combine in a multilayered narrative about the psychiatric assessments imposed on transgendered people and the nature of personal memory. The narrator shifts voices and stories in an attempt to placate to a rotting system and, at the same time, desert it for something better.... Read more
  • The Little House That Could

    The Little House That Could

    Canada , 2012 , 90 min. Patricia Field’s work as costume designer on Sex and the City earned her acclaim, but this tribute focuses on the community of queers, drag queens, and club kids she mentored at her iconoclastic New York boutique in the 1980s and ’90s.... Read more
  • Nothing

    Nothing

    USA , 2013 , 3 min. Nothing is an homage to non-gender specific pronouns in English.... Read more
  • Queen of the Desert

    Queen of the Desert

    Australia , 2012 , 28 min. With her pink hair extensions, painted-on eyebrows, glitter stockings, and Superman hotpants, Starlady is a unique hairstylist, working in some of Australia’s most remote places. This film follows her to Areyonga, an indigenous community in Central Australia, as she single-handedly brings some glamour to the youth of the outback.... Read more
  • Riot Ghoul

    Riot Ghoul

    USA , 2012 , 15 min. Lisa is bored with Brad, her jerk boyfriend, when she meets Valerie, a mysterious grrrl outside a punk show. Lisa becomes enamored with Valerie but soon discovers a shocking truth about her past, learning sisterhood is far from dead.... Read more
  • Sexperimental

    Sexperimental

    USA , 2013 , 69 min. A retrospective compilation of queer filmmakers Texas and Kadet’s provoking and erotic analog video art, which combined art and activism using themes of gender investigation, voyeurism, S&M, and safe sex.... Read more
  • Taboo

    Taboo

    Austria , 2011 , 8 min. Uncomfortable with her body since youth, Chantal, who lives with her six-year-old son in Munich, yearns to be accepted as both a man and a father—at a parents’ night at school, Kevin bravely makes his first public appearance.... Read more
  • Tick Tock for Ding Dongs

    Tick Tock for Ding Dongs

    USA , 2013 , 10 min. An insane, trans-lesbionic trip across San Francisco by the always-optimistic, rarely-clothed Carole, Mitzi, and various other-gendered personas (all played by local cult comediennes Tara Jepsen and Beth Lisick).... Read more
  • Transpass

    Transpass

    USA , 2012 , 16 min. This short doc exposes the negative effects of the gender sticker on the Philadelphia public transportation pass.... Read more
  • Valentine Road

    Valentine Road

    USA , 2012 , 88 min. This extraordinary centerpiece documentary of Frameline37 about the 2008 murder of 15-year-old Larry King will both break your heart and fire you up into action. It brilliantly focuses on how bigotry and prejudice are community-wide problems, rather than only the acts of individuals.... Read more