112016Aug

Transgender Shorts

TRANSGENDER SHORTS PROGRAM

Dir. Various I 2015/2016 I France, UK & U.S.A I 88 min
Screening #1: Friday, September 9 at 3:00pm
Screening #2: Sunday, September 11 at 3:45pm
Special Guests will be in attendance.

Synopsis: Told from narratives and a documentary short, our Transgender Shorts Program, shows a touching story of first discovering yourself, reuniting with an old friend, meeting a stranger filled with kindness and special evening which could turn into a lifetime of magical moments.

DAWN
Dir. Jake Graf I 2016 I United Kingdom I 13 min. I Texas Premiere
Dawn meets a kind stranger at a dark bus stop. As the sun rises she sees a new vision of herself through the eyes of a blind man.

EVA
Dir. Florent Médina I 2015 I France I 9 min. I Texas Premiere
After a failed night of passion, Eva and Gabriel connect over shared desires of a very different sort.

THE FRIEND FROM TEL AVIV
Dir. Federica Gianni I 2016 I U.S.A. I 11 min. I Texas Premiere
Noam’s friend from Tel Aviv visits for the first time since his transition. The reunion leads to sparks, jealousy and sexual tension.

FREE GENDER
Dir. Emma Appel I 2016 I U.S.A. I 19 min. I Texas Premiere
In a world where gender is seen as one of two options, Tish, Jacob and Vuk push boundaries and expectations. Intimate interviews explore and illuminate the diverse gender spectrum.

SAY U WILL
Dir. Chris Cruse I 2016 I U.S.A. I 10 min. I Texas Premiere
Ray reveals his secret after meeting Marcus on New Year’s Eve. New Year’s Day begins with a rooftop resolution and the hope of new love.

Tear Jerker

TEAR JERKER
Dir. Amy Adler I 2016 I U.S.A. I 14 min. I Southwest Premiere
We meet Elliot at the intersection of lost love, fading memory and testosterone injections. “I feel like I’m trapped between this and that. I just want to be that, but it takes such a long time.”

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VIKTOR
Dir. Ann Prim I 2016 I U.S.A. I 11 min. I Southwest Premiere
Victor’s Babushka and trips to the countryside help him navigate life in a home thick with anger and denial.