Trans Pride 2017 Programme


For the fifth year running, Trans Pride Brighton, My Genderation and Eyes Wide Open Cinema have teamed up to curate a selection of short film exploring a variety of trans lives and experiences worldwide. This eclectic selection, featuring both fact and fiction film, is a testament to the heterogeneity of trans lives and a celebration of resilience in the face of oppression.

The programme will be screened first on Friday 21 July at Duke's at Komedia - tickets are available here

Our second screening of the programme will be on Monday 31 July at the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill - tickets are available here

 

Non-Fiction

 
 
 
 

 

 

Approach/Withdraw

Directors: Juliet Jacques and Ker Walwork. UK 2016. 10 mins.

A meditation on the biology of sex and gender, shot on 16mm celluloid film and narrated by Rebecca Root.

 

 

 

 

 

MajestyGirls: The Lady Keteva

Director: Veronica Robinson. USA 2015. 9mins.

At the wise age of 59, a transgender woman reflects on her struggles growing up in one of the roughest projects in Miami.

 

 

 

 

 

Tailor

Director: Calí Dos Anjos. Brazil 2017. 10 mins.

This enchanting documentary, which uses both real life footage and animation, explores the lives of a selection of trans people in Brazil. 

 

 

 

 

 

Yellow

Director: Rowyn Mottershead. UK 2017. 9 mins.

A group of transgender young adults to explore their identity and reflect on their transitions.

 

 

 

 

 

Skeleton In A Beret

Director: Mabz Beet. UK 2017. 7 mins.

Two trans people talk about how they have actively used video games as part of how they explore not just their gender, but their skills, self-confidence, and self-expression.

 

 

Fiction

 
 
 

 

 

Mum

Director: Anne-Marie O’Connor. UK 2016. 14 mins.

When Kate discovers that her mum is gravely ill, a fact that her stepfather had been keeping from her, she reflects back on their relationship, from her pre-transition childhood to the present day. 

 
 

 

 

Like You

Directors: Fox Fisher and Owl (Ugla Stefanía). Iceland 2017 . 7 mins. 

A trans girl in a remote farm in Iceland finds out that she has more in common with a farmhand from England than she originally thought.

 

 

 

 

 

Red Leaf

Director: Kai Tillman. Cuba 2016. 7 mins.

A child living in a small Cuban town creates a secret world to explore their developing identity.

 
 

 

 

Pronouns

Director: Mike Paulucci. USA 2016. 10 mins.

A Chicago teenager decides to reveal their true identity during a spoken word performance.