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  • Beyoutiful

    Beyoutiful

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

    Brown

    USA , 2012 , 2 min. Filmmaker Dr. Kortney Ryan Ziegler (Still Black: A Portrait of Black Transmen, Frameline33) returns with this beautiful short meditation on crying.... 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
  • Chuppan Chupai

    Chuppan Chupai

    Denmark , 2013 , 68 min. Chuppan Chupai (Hide and Seek) follows the lives of four LGBT Pakistanis: activist Neeli, flighty but “famous” Kami, shy Waseem, and Jenny, a transgender woman who struggles with her transition. All live under the specter of Pakistan’s sharia laws forbidding homosexuality. Throughout the film, their lives in the urban centers of Lahore and Rawalpindi are shown to be... 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
  • The Devotion Project: My Person

    The Devotion Project: My Person

    USA , 2012 , 10 min. The fourth in the Devotion series, this short doc chronicles the lives of Eric and Anne, devoted spouses and loving parents raising their daughter, Jonah, in Oakland. They describe their romance, marriage, and the birth of their daughter, as well as the challenges they face as a trans-queer couple.... Read more
  • A Difference

    A Difference

    USA , 2011 , 19 min. Shot largely in San Francisco, A Difference takes a look at the intersection of FTM transsexuality and racial difference, and how sexism and racism in society impact aspects of daily life.... Read more
  • Disrupted

    Disrupted

    Mexico , 2013 , 95 min. This quietly expansive documentary offers an involving, revelatory portrait of performer and trans woman Coral Bonelli and her actress-mother, who reminisce about Coral’s personal and artistic evolution since the 1970s, when she was child actor “Pinolito” in Mexico’s rough-and-tumble film industry.... 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
  • Every Woman

    Every Woman

    USA , 2009 , 5 min. Performance artist Narcissister dresses herself to become the ideal Every Woman.... Read more
  • Falling in Love With Chris and Greg: “Work of Art! Reality TV Special”

    Falling in Love With Chris and Greg: “Work of Art! Reality TV Special”

    USA , 2012 , 14 min. Chris and Greg compete on a reality television show to be the Next Great Artist in the newest episode of the ongoing series Falling in Love with Chris and Greg.... Read more
  • Fan Christy (Cover) [Karaoke MV]

    Fan Christy (Cover) [Karaoke MV]

    USA , 2011 , 4 min. Fan Christy is an experimental karaoke music video and mistranslated cover of the song “Faen Christy” by Dutch artist Christy Gibson (check it out on YouTube). Faen is a non-gendered Thai word for romantic partner, purportedly derived from the hybridization of “fan” and “friend.”... 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
  • Gorilla

    Gorilla

    Australia , 2012 , 13 min. On a secluded campsite, a mysterious woman forces a newly-formed gay couple to face the unknowns in their lives.... 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
  • Ian Harvie Superhero

    Ian Harvie Superhero

    USA , 2012 , 75 min. In his debut stand-up 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, acknowledgin... Read more
  • I'm Yours

    I'm Yours

    Canada , 2012 , 6 min. A doc-style short showing two people who transitioned to the other sex answering the same questions. Director Chase Joynt uses clever cuts to create rhythmic montages through their juxtaposition.... 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
  • The Infamous T

    The Infamous T

    USA , 2013 , 30 min. Homeless, bullied, and failing out of high school, 18-year-old Jonathon moves in with queer host parents, transfers schools, and forms a dance crew. As he struggles to mesh with his new household, stay in school, and be his most authentic self, he discovers that home is more than four walls and that friendship can transform us.

    This film is a Frameline Completion Fund recipient.... Read more
  • Ink Deep

    Ink Deep

    Canada , 2012 , 3 min. Throughout the first five months of his hormone reassignment therapy, Remy Leroux takes us through his body and mind in this eloquent and intimate animated short.... 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
  • It Gets Better

    It Gets Better

    Thailand , 2012 , 103 min. From the countryside to a flashy resort cabaret in Thailand, seekers find rejection and love in this portrait of transgender lives rediscovered and redeemed, directed by a filmmaker who has fought bans against LGBT themes in Thai cinema.... 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
  • kink

    kink

    USA , 2012 , 80 min. Ever wonder what—and who—really goes down in that imposing brick fortress at Mission and 14th? This adults-only doc (produced by James Franco) goes behind closed doors at the Armory to reveal purveyors of fetish porn, working and wanking on the edge of big-business BDSM.... 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
  • Loving The Bony Lady

    Loving The Bony Lady

    USA , 2012 , 7 min. Arely Gonzalez, a Mexican immigrant and transsexual woman, sees her life transform through her devoted worship of the skeletal saint, La Santa Muerte.... Read more
  • Melting Away

    Melting Away

    Israel , 2011 , 86 min. Galya goes looking for the son she rejected, but finds a daughter instead. Can Anna teach her bewildered parents the true meaning of family before it’s too late? This Israeli tearjerker delivers in sentimental spades.... Read more
  • Mia

    Mia

    Argentina , 2010 , 105 min. Ale, a transwoman living in a shanty-town, becomes a surrogate mother for a grieving girl. Without sugarcoating Ale’s life, the film portrays her indomitable spirit in this poignant meditation on family, home and loss.... Read more
  • Moth

    Moth

    China , 2011 , 4 min. An animation in two parts from Shanghai-based artist, Muxi, exploring the growing pains of adolescence, told through sumptuous drawings and live action involving human and animal hybrids.... Read more
  • Mr. Angel

    Mr. Angel

    USA , 2013 , 69 min. A doc-style short showing two people who transitioned to the other sex answering the same questions. Director Chase Joynt uses clever cuts to create rhythmic montages through their juxtaposition.... Read more
  • My Best Dress

    My Best Dress

    Canada , 2012 , 4 min. The music video My Best Dress represents a celebration of youth culture, particularly with finding acceptance, expression, and love within queer youth ball culture. Music by MURR, featuring Rosina. ... Read more
  • Nikkis

    Nikkis

    USA , 2012 , 3 min. A queer musical remake of the 1988 cult classic Heathers, starring local artists and heartthrobs.... Read more
  • Nothing

    Nothing

    USA , 2013 , 3 min. Nothing is an homage to non-gender specific pronouns in English.... Read more
  • Now We Can Dance: The Story of the Hayward Gay Prom

    Now We Can Dance: The Story of the Hayward Gay Prom

    USA , 2012 , 33 min. Produced by a team of teen filmmakers, Hayward Public Library staff, and professional advisors, this film highlights the controversy surrounding the creation of Lambda Gay Prom in Hayward, California, in 1995 and the effects of the prom’s continuing existence on queer youth and the community.... Read more
  • The Out List

    The Out List

    USA , 2013 , 60 min. Through intimate and incredibly well crafted, emotionally moving interviews, The Out List is a gorgeously produced HBO documentary which showcases the voices of influential and iconic, out and proud LGBT Americans.... Read more
  • Performing Girl

    Performing Girl

    USA , 2013 , 24 min. 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 ... Read more
  • Pop!

    Pop!

    USA , 2012 , 7 min. Suicide! Car crashes! An evil twin! A boy becomes a woman and finds love and excitement on a cabaret stage in Sinak’s lo-fi fairytale, set in the consumer glamour of 1960s Tehran. ... 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
  • Rebel

    Rebel

    USA , 2013 , 72 min. Writer, Mother, Soldier, Spy. Loreta Janeta Velazquez altered her sex, ethnicity and identity to become a Confederate soldier in the US Civil War. Rebel unlocks the mystery of this border-crossing, gender-bending story that’s been dismissed as a hoax for 150 years.... Read more
  • Second Hand Emotion

    Second Hand Emotion

    USA , 2012 , 9 min. 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.... Read more
  • The Secret Disco Revolution

    The Secret Disco Revolution

    Canada , 2012 , 90 min. A trio of superheroes plot the eradication of racism, sexism and homophobia by launching a cultural revolution under the guise of disco music in this vibrant and rollicking doc/narrative about the history of the era.... Read more
  • A Self-Made Man

    A Self-Made Man

    USA , 2013 , 57 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
  • 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
  • Shift

    Shift

    USA , 2012 , 5 min. Constructed with more than 10,000 photographs, Shift follows the life of a character who is born from a tree and loses eyesight in search of a home. Along the way, the character’s vision returns in an unsuspecting turn of events.... Read more
  • Social Butterfly

    Social Butterfly

    France , 2012 , 14 min. A 30-year-old American woman enters into a teenage party in the South of France. Some of the guests wonder who she is and what she is doing there.... Read more

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