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Transgender Shorts | Mardi Gras Film Festival 2017
February 21, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm UTC+11
Transgender Shorts | Tues 21 Feb 6pm, Golden Age Cinema & Bar | TIX: bit.ly/2iJ9VbG
Transgender Shorts are back for the first time in over a decade and we are featuring a terrific collection of films.
(the here and now) a visit
Directed by Finn Paul | 13 mins
Shot in the stunning beauty of the Santa Cruz mountains, (the here and now) a visit is a meditative hybrid portrait of a friendship between two transgender pals.
Directed by João Queiroga | 15 mins
In João Queiroga’s unflinching portrayal of anonymous intimacy, a late-night phonecall brings two unlikely strangers together as they discuss gender, sexuality, PTSD, and the basic human need to connect.
Say U Will
Directed by Chris Cruse | 11 mins
It’s past midnight on New Year’s Eve in a Los Angeles nightclub when Marcus meets the alluring Ray. As they draw close, they also discover more about each other’s profound differences: what will their resolutions dare to be?
Directed by Jonathan Skurnik | 27 minutes
This short documentary follows a 16-year-old transgender Latina struggling with both school and a mother who prays for her to be someone else. Luckily, she finds mentors and a family of choice who enable her to thrive.
Presented with: Trans Sydney Pride