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TRANS EVOLUTION - SHORTS PROGRAM

  • NORTHWEST FILM FORUM 1515 12th Avenue Seattle, WA, 98122 United States (map)

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.

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BE YOU 

Veronica Leon (for BESE); 2019; USA; 4 min.

With joy and creativity, Alok expands the boundaries of gender.

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CAJAS 

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.

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SKIN 

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

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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).

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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.


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MILLER & SON 

Asher Jelinsky; 2018; USA; 22 min.

What happens when who you’re expected to be runs head-on into who you are?


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HERE WITH YOU 

Nona Schamus; 2018; USA; 7 min.

The sweet T4T romance we’ve always dreamed of.


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DANCE, DANCE, EVOLUTION 

Jules Rosskam; 2019; USA; 18 min.

“When I dance, that is my true gender.”


Earlier Event: October 14
JOSÉ
Later Event: October 14
WATER MAKES US WET