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SHORTS: TRANS JOY

  • Gay City: Seattle's LGBTQ Center 517 East Pike Street Seattle, WA, 98122 United States (map)
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SUNDAY, MAY 5, 2019 AT 2:30 PM AT GAY CITY: SEATTLE’S LGBTQ CENTER

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. Total running time: 83 min.

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MY GENDERATION: I LOVE MY TRANS BODY

Fox Fisher; 2018; UK; 2 min. US Premiere.

Trans people reflect on their bodies and what makes them beautiful. A celebration of trans bodies in all their diversity.

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theyTHEM

Stuart Getty; 2017; USA; 16 min. Seattle Premiere.

Guests Scheduled to Attend.

Through honest and charismatic testimony across a spectrum of gender representations, races, and generations, this stylish documentary approaches gender and pronouns from historical and personal points of view.

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PUSH PINK

Kai Tillman; 2017; USA; 9 min.

An investigation into how men pee.

FRAN THIS SUMMER

Mary Evangelista; 2018; USA; 10 min.

Francis and Angie are a young couple in love, spending much of their summer indoors as Francis begins their transition.

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MY GENDERATION: SOME DADDIES ARE LADIES

Fox Fisher & Owl Fisher; 2018; UK; 1 min. US Premiere.

Transwoman and artist Emma Frankland and her son Jowan chat about what it means to have a transgender, gender-nonconforming, nonbinary parent.

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BURTON BEFORE AND AFTER

Courtney Hermann; 2017; USA; 15 min.

Ever want to go back in time to meet your previous self? Burton puts his truth before his fear in this portrait of transition, memory, and friendship. Winner of Best Transgender Short Film, SQFF 2018.

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PATCHWORK: MAKI

Fox Fisher & Lewis Hancox; 2018; UK; 3 min. US Premiere.

Glaswegian Maki Yamazaki talks about community, friendship, and life as a transgender musician with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.

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LIKE MOTHER, LIKE DAUGHTER

Kady Le; 2018; USA; 9 min.; in English and Vietnamese with English subtitles. Northwest Premiere.

Hoping to feel connected with her mother and her own budding identity, Robyn secretly tries on her mother’s áo dàis as they both prepare for the lunar new year.

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SUPER QUEER FORCE: MISS GENDERING

Narci Smith; 2018; USA; 3 min. World Premiere.

When Rando Sally is misgendered at a supermarket, a group of queer superheroes magically appear to save the day.

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GLORIA

Camille Schmoutz & Christine Chen; 2018; USA; 15 min. Northwest Premiere.

Guests Scheduled to Attend.

In the 1960s South, a gender-questioning teen steps out of their comfort zone and into a night of unexpected surprises in this beautifully designed, award-winning short.

Content Warnings: Vulgar language, nudity, & non-explicit sexual situations.