SFTFF 2021





SFTFF 2021 is hosted online at Eventive. You will be able to secure your tickets and view the films directly on the virtual platform. Questions? Email us at sftffproduction@gmail.com

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To the Future, with Love

Directed by Shaleece Haas

USA; 6:45 minutes; 2021

Caught between the expectations of his Guatemalan immigrant family and his desire to live happily-ever-after with his boyfriend, 19-year-old Hunter “Pixel” Jimenez takes us on an energetic and colorful journey through his life as a nonbinary teen and his dreams for the future.

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Directed by Angel Puado

Spain; 6:08 minutes; 2018

Two old women are speaking about the grandson of one of them that is trans.

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Queen Tone aka BLACK RAGE

Directed by LeahAnn “Lafemmebear” Mitchell

USA; 2:07 minutes; 2020

Filmed entirely in a makeshift, plastic-covered room during COVID-19 quarantine, “Queen Tone aka BLACK RAGE” responds explosively to the constant demand for Black queer and trans women and femmes to ignore or set aside their anger, arguing that Black joy and Black rage are not, and must not, be mutually exclusive. Black rage is Black joy.

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Directed by Montana Mason Doyel

USA; 10:55 minutes; 2021

Persuaded by a friend to come to the bar and perform, Levi, a transmasculine drag performer, finds himself in a compromising situation when he is outed by another jealous drag queen.

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Coming Out

Directed by Cressa Maeve Beer

USA; 2 minutes; 2020

A tender stop-motion animation about identity, love, and giant monsters. Endorsed officially by Toho, the studio responsible for the iconic creature, this short brings awareness and support for LGBTQ stories into the Godzilla canon.

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Directed by Aaron Bevan Bailey and Beth Buxton

USA; 2:47 minutes; 2021

Short film Firebird, starring Ayesha Tan-Jones and directed by BuxtonBailey Studios, based on the Slavic folklore and ballet by Ivor Stravinsky.

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Directed by Oliver Schaffer

USA; 5:58 minutes; 2021

Set against the playful backdrop of Girl Scout camp, Scouts tells the story of Nova as they come to terms with being non-binary and come out to their friends.

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Center of Excellence for Transgender Health, El/La Para Trans Latinas, National Center for Lesbian Rights, SF Women Against Rape, TAJA’s Coalition, TRANS:THRIVE


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The San Francisco Transgender Film Festival is supported by the Queer Cultural CenterCreative Capacity FundGrants for the ArtsHorizons FoundationCalifornia Arts Council, and the San Francisco Arts Commission