Lucas Crawford (Canada)
A box of sweaters becomes an archive of transgender emotions – a collection of outmoded feelings, fond and not-so-fond memories and the chance to become something new by trying on something old.
Hnin Ei Hlaing (Myanmar)
This film focuses on twenty-one year old Phyo Lay surviving as an out queer person in Myanmar. This powerful film is a rare glimpse into Myanmar’s emerging LGBT community.
Madsen Minax (USA)
Experimental animation that tells the after-story of breasts, post-embodiment … a conversation in nightmare/fantasy and necessity/desire.
Chase Joynt (Canada)
The poignant relationship between an Orthodox Jewish mother and her transgender son as they navigate family secrets of the past.
LOVE IS A HUNTER
Jessica MacCormack (Canada)
This poignant animated film uses watercolor paintings to produce a commentary on loss, set to the song “Love is a Hunter” by Rae Spoon.
I AM A GIRL
Susan Koenen (The Netherlands)
Every 13-year-old girl dreams of that nice, but hard-to-get boy. And Joppe is no different, consulting her friend on how to ask Brian out. But just how should she tell Brian that she was born a boy?
Niko Bikialo (USA)
The melancholic journey of an artist struggling with identity. Music by Keith Mina Caputo.
MY INNER TURMOIL
Rashmi Vini (USA)
An Indian woman faces anger, angst and questionable friendships as she navigates living life in two genders.
Lauren Feiring (USA)
Shot Super 8 film, Oscillare follows Alyson Bowles as she transitions from male to female in the Inland Empire of Southern California. Alyson’s inner landscape is traced over abandoned fields, fast food parking lots and the sun-bleached border between reality and desire.
Pioneer Winter (USA)
The converging themes of freedom, fear and persecution of sexual minorities come together with a hefty dose of tap dancing in a humorous bathroom stall encounter.
LITTLE ORPHAN GENDER REVOLUTIONARY ANNIE
Ezra Nepon, Kate Sorensen & Niknaz Tavakolian (USA)
“Tomorrow, tomorrow, I’m changing tomorrow…I’m not just a girl or gay!” sings Annie, stuck in the rotten orphanage system and dreaming of a place where ze could thrive. This video short is based on a play written by Dr. Kate Sorensen and Killer Sideburns.
I’VE BEEN TO MANHATTAN
StormMiguel Florez (USA)
Folk-twang singer/songwriter StormMiguel Florez drinks deep to forget in his first music video, a raucous feast for the eyes featuring San Francisco queer and trans celebrities and zombies.