Monthly Archives: October 2017

Saturday, November 11 at 9pm

Posted on October 9, 2017

2017 San Francisco Transgender Film Festival

**THIS PROGRAM IS CLOSED-CAPTIONED FOR DEAF AND HARD-OF-HEARING AUDIENCES**

Venue:
Roxie Theater
3117 16th Street, SF

Date/Time:
Saturday, November 11 at 9pm

PURCHASE TICKETS

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My Femme is a Reflection
Director: Jai Lei Yee

A survivor’s journey in learning to lean into their femmeness. Director of Photography: Alexander L. Lee.

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Flash Flood – A Rotoscoped Documentary
Director: Alli MackKay

Deep within a dream, a cataclysmic flood washes over the planet, and reveals three unique perspectives on gender and identity in this animated Canadian documentary.

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In My Mother’s Closet
Directors: Adri Almeida and Carolyn Wu

Adri, a young Indian trans woman, navigates a world that refuses to see her as she is, and finds her truth through musical theatre and magical femme friendship.

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Last Night’s Sugar
Director: Shawna Virago

From Virago’s new studio album Heaven Sent Delinquent, comes a harrowing tale of late-night escapades and economic marginalization. Cinematography: Annalise Ophelian.

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Umbrella
Director: Rhys Ernst

The story of four transgender individuals across America who are fighting for rights and representation in a challenging and changing world. From serving their country’s military to building successful businesses and advocating for policy advancements, we see first hand their struggles for identity, validity and equality.

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The Whistle (doc. – work in progress)
Director: StormMiguel Florez

A 45 year old Latinx trans man returns to his birthplace, Albuquerque, New Mexico, in search for the origin of a secret lesbian code he learned when he identified as a teenage dyke in the 80s.

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Saturday, November 11 at 7pm

Posted on October 9, 2017

2017 San Francisco Transgender Film Festival

Venue:
Roxie Theater
3117 16th Street, SF

Date/Time:
Saturday, November 11 at 7pm

PURCHASE TICKETS

*To purchase tickets for this program, be sure to click on “Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:00PM” from the drop down menu.

**BUY A FESTIVAL PASS and get access to ALL programs!

 


 

Private Dick: Buying Dick (Ep. 2)
Director: Ken Sawyer

Private Dick is a comedic series about the life of a trans masculine private investigator and how he navigates his relationships with this partner in crime, partner in life and his mother.

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FlyHole
Director: Malic Amalya

In this dual projection slide show of collaged imagery, FlyHole tells the story of a housefly who transitions into a man in order to cruise gay bars. Text and images are appropriated from the March 1985 issue of the adult, gay digest magazine, Manscape, including illustrations by Mike Kuchar.

 

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Socorro
Director: Maria Breaux

Lonely musician Socorro exists in a faraway time in a desolate place, where money’s been replaced by obsidian stones. When a beautiful femme fatale provides an opportunity for revenge, Socorro can’t resist.

 

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The Real Thing
Director: Brandon Kelley

This short stars Sophia Grace Gianna (Transparent S3). A Soldier returns home to meet his recently transitioned daughter for the first time.

 

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She
Director: Anthonia Onyejekwe

She follows Tanesh Nutall, a 50-year old black transgender woman from Rahway, New Jersey. In February 2016, she was confronted by a city employee for using a women’s restroom in downtown San Francisco. Throughout the film, Tanesh seeks justice. Not only does this film discuss queer people in urban spaces but one’s ability to accept themselves despite the odds against them.

 

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The Station
Director: Daniel M. Foerste

Stuck inside a bus station on Christmas Eve, Rick, an emotionally closed off man, is visited by a peculiar stranger who helps him figure out the terms of his relationship with his estranged younger brother.

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Soless
Director: Carman Spoto

A transgender woman begins to lose track of reality as she navigates the space between what is natural and what is artificial.

 

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Totem
Director: Youri Tchao-Débats

Animals are walking on the deserted streets of the city. Karim has found a shelter on a rooftop overlooking Paris. He is waiting for Audrey to come for an interview. During this one-on-one everything is questioned. Man, woman, animal. There are no borders anymore, the souls are unveiled.

 

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SAM
Director: Stephanie Camacho Casillas

A young trans man finds himself struggling between his urban lifestyle, searching for a job and surviving under his own skin, forcing him to confront a life-changing decision and choose what aspects of himself he’s willing to sacrifice in order to survive.

 

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Friday, November 10 at 8pm

Posted on October 4, 2017

2017 San Francisco Transgender Film Festival

Venue:
Roxie Theater
3117 16th Street, SF

Date/Time:
Friday, November 10 at 8pm

PURCHASE TICKETS

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Stop Drop Roll by Macy Gray
Directors: Collier Landry and Guido Fabris

This new Macy Gray video champions self-love and accepting who you are.

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XANH
Director: Sal Tran

This short-film that explores clothing as a form of liberation. Xanh’s (they/them) mother is a seamstress who polices Xanh’s gender presentation through the creation of feminine clothes, leading Xanh to experience nightmares that pushes them to search for peace within.

 

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Limina
Directors: Joshua M. Ferguson and Florian Halbedl

A curious gender-fluid child, named Alessandra, embarks on a path of kindness that will forever change the lives of their fellow townspeople in a quaint and picturesque village.

 

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The Goldfish Casino
Director: Sarolta Jane Vay

A queer musical that tells the story of a plucky Salmon forced by a lack of water to gamble her eggs to get upstream. In her struggle, she encounters a Water Nymph with a murky past in the Water Wars dealing dirty cards, a River that has lost her way, and an ancient Crocodile stuck playing host to the casino’s vaudeville numbers performed by the bumbling Army Chorus of Engineers. Will the Salmon and her newfound allies rise up? Or will it all go down the drain? This film by Sarolta Jane Vay exemplifies a commitment to social justice and to radical forms of cultural intervention.

 

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Azúcar
Director: Luna Merbruja

This film explores the intimacy shared between queer and transgender people of color

 

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