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Being Thunder : the story of an indigenous Two Spirit Teen

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  French filmmaker Stéphanie Lamorré’s heart-touching documentary on teenage Sherenté Mishitashin is another very welcome contribution to the burgeoning dialogue about the transgender community.  Sherenté is a gender-queer Two-Sprit teenager and a member of the Narragansett Tribal Nation in Rhode Island and this is their story. Lamorré’s very discreet camera captures a very determined and … Continue reading



Mykki Blanco goes Out Of This World

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  This new documentary from I-D follows the journey American rapper and activist Mykki Blanco takes to explore queer culture in Johannesburg.  Blanco, who has used different pronouns throughout her career,  is fearless and funny as she seeks to breakdown barriers and share all her new experiences with such infectious energy  and vitality. “I was … Continue reading



FTWTF : Female To What The Fuck

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This second documentary from Austrian filmmakers  Katharina Lampert and Cordula Thym with its most prefect title, tells the story of several people who fit somewhere along the genderqueer spectrum, but most of them are still undecided exactly where they want to be right now on this sliding scale. All of them were born as women but have chosen to … Continue reading



Kings, Queens & In-Betweens

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This very exuberant and enthralling documentary which portrays a rather charming hotch-potch troupe of drag performers is full of very pleasant surprises. Firstly that it is all set in the heart of the mid-west in Columbus Ohio, and secondly the arrange of talent is remarkably good, but most importantly, it is the exceptional sense of … Continue reading



Desire Will Set You Free

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We’re not sure if young American filmmaker Yony Leyser based in Berlin is aiming to be a modern day Christopher Isherwood with his first feature that sets out to show a slice of the contemporary edgy queer scene in Berlin, but he obviously used the great man of letters as his inspiration. Leyser’s improvised story … Continue reading



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