MONDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2019 | 7:15 PM | NORTHWEST FILM FORUM
From sci-fi caves and Instagram stories to an auto mechanic’s shop and dance floors, these trans and nonbinary shorts raise gender to new heights.
Total running time: 92 min.
Veronica Leon (for BESE); 2019; USA; 4 min.
With joy and creativity, Alok expands the boundaries of gender.
Foustene Fortenbach; 2019; USA; 8 min.; in Spanish with English subtitles
While it might seem like her daughter has gone, he’s right there in front of her.
Audrey Rosenberg; 2018; USA; 21 min.
In a cave deep beneath their suburban house, Charlie (Rhys Fehrenbacher, THEY, Translations 2018) uncovers a new skin that changes everything
KING ESTER: EPISODE 1: IT’S ME, ESTER
Dui Jarrod; 2018; USA; 7 min.
Ester (Rowin Amone, in a breakout performance) is looking for a way out of a rough New Orleans neighborhood on the eve of Hurricane Katrina. Executive produced by Angelica Ross (HER STORY, Translations 2016).
I HAVE TO THINK OF US AS SEPARATE PEOPLE
Christopher Berntsen & Stephen Ira; 2019; USA; 5 min.
This intimate montage fractures and blends the bodies and voices of a transman and his cis male lover.
MILLER & SON
Asher Jelinsky; 2018; USA; 22 min.
What happens when who you’re expected to be runs head-on into who you are?
HERE WITH YOU
Nona Schamus; 2018; USA; 7 min.
The sweet T4T romance we’ve always dreamed of.
DANCE, DANCE, EVOLUTION
Jules Rosskam; 2019; USA; 18 min.
“When I dance, that is my true gender.”