2019 TRANSLATIONS: SEATTLE TRANSGENDER FILM FESTIVAL
Tired of impersonal dating apps? Looking for a way to meet other queer/trans folks in a friendly environment? Look no further! Join us for the fourth annual Trans Shorts & Speed Friending event for some fun movies, a friending activity with discussion prompts, and refreshments! Your new best friend could be right around the corner. Open to transgender, non-binary, gender-diverse people and allies. See you there!
Fresh from its premiere at SXSW comes an incredibly timely film about Tina, a young transwoman, and her grandmother Eliana, as they navigate Tina’s transition and their struggle to build a life as undocumented immigrants in New York City.
This moving drama follows Aasha from childhood to maturity as she comes to terms with her gender identity and leaves her home and family to join a traditional transgender (Hijra) community.
Part road movie, part experimental animation, part found-footage collage, PATERNAL RITES takes its inspiration from podcasts like This American Life and Radiolab and filmmakers such as Jenni Olson and Marlon Riggs to deeply explore the American family and its false dreams of normalcy.
Da Quebrada, a black transwoman (and self-proclaimed bixa travesty, reclaiming the Portuguese for “tranny fag”) uses spoken word, rap, and high-energy dance to explore gender, race, and sexuality in Brazil’s urban slums.
Drawing from 15 years of archival home footage and personal video diaries, this visceral film documents Jason and Tracey’s unrelenting pursuit of parenthood.
Travel back in time to uncover stories from our collective transgender past.
Are you new to transgender concepts? Want to learn how to be a good ally? Join us for two short films, and then stick around for a presentation and discussion. Bring all your questions to this educational evening, and come away with a working vocabulary and a more solid understanding of how to be supportive to trans and gender-nonconforming folks!
In this sci-fi film featuring a series of standalone short stories, black and brown transgender, gender-nonconforming, and nonbinary persons resist oppression with their extraordinary powers.
Featuring a cast of non-actors, HOLD ME LIKE BEFORE illustrates how everyday dramas can become symbolic guides for processing the recurring themes in our lives.
Manu (Manu Guevara), an eccentric trans immigrant living in France, plans on returning to her native Chile after 10 years of instability.
Bagpiper, film projectionist, and self-proclaimed shoe fetishist are only a few of the terms that describe Colleen, the captivating subject of this Australian documentary.
AUTHENTICALLY US: STORIES FROM THE TRANSGENDER COMMUNITY introduces viewers to a diverse group of transgender and gender-diverse people using interactive virtual reality (VR).
Couldn’t we all use some trans joy? Check out this radiant collection of trans people living their best lives, and leave with a smile on your face.
In this documentary, Simone reveals how his choice to live more closely connected to nature and community in Umbria allowed him to finally accept himself and open up to love.