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Shorts Program

Trans and Non-Binary Shorts (10/27)

October 27, 2018 @ 7:15 pm

A blend of documentary and fiction films showing an inclusive array of protagonists facing personal obstacles and experiencing universal life lessons. These endearing films show us the humanity within our community and the various ways we can transcend gender.
Total Running Time: 86 mins
Q&A with filmmakers and select cast to follow

Fran This Summer
Dir. Mary Evangelista, USA, 2018, 11 mins
Teenage lovebirds Francis and Angie spend the summer shacked up at home while Fran begins their transition.

Dir. Heidi Hartwig and Lio Mehiel, USA, 2018, 8 mins
This queer coming of age story presents two simultaneous realities that ultimately ask us to consider the burden of hidden identity and how we might make space for those different than ourselves.

Dir. Marc Antoine-Lemire, Canada, 2018, 23 mins, French with English subtitles
After deciding to have sex together for the first time, the events of an evening spent together push two best friends to the edge.

Dir. Ivan Olita, Mexico, 2017, 10 mins, Spanish with English subtitles
Just outside Oaxaca, the local Zapotec people have made room for a third category: men who consider themselves women and live in a socially sanctioned limbo between the two genders.

I Am Mia
Dir. Matthias Salzburger, UK, 2018, 14 mins
A boxer struggles to stay focused on her next fight after shocking the world with news that she’s trans.

These Are My Hands
Dir. Evi Tsiligaridou, UK, 2018, 8 mins
A beautiful poem by radical British playwright Jo Clifford that brings to life the wounds, challenges, and victories within the very personal journey of transgender embodiment.

Dir. Heath Daniels, USA, 2017, 2 mins
An artistic rebuttal to the expectations and disappointments of gender.

Something To Cry About
Dir. Jules Rosskam, USA, 2018, 12 mins
Three trans-masculine identified people articulate the difficulties of expressing intimacy between men, the complexities of desire, and the gift of a good cry.

Also screening on 10/28 at 11:30am at Cinépolis 8.

Q&A to follow

Presented in Partnership with Amida Care


October 27, 2018
7:15 pm
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Cinépolis Chelsea – Theater 9
260 W 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011 United States
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