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Harsh Beauty
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directed by Alessandra Zeka (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2005), 53 mins
Existing as they have for centuries, the Eunuchs (or Hijra) are considered the third gender, neither men nor women. Harsh Beauty follows over a period of 3 years the lives of Jyothi, Usha and hira bai, three Eunuchs who live openly as women, and want to be accepted as their true selves. This one hour documentary u...
directed by Alessandra Zeka (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2005), 53 mins
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Prada Handbag
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directed by Stuart Vauvert (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2007), 22 mins
What's a girl to do when a rare hair-loss condition leaves her with an obsession for zany wigs and make-up? Become a drag queen, of course! Prada Hamburg, child of the famous shoe designer, may not have any hair, but she does have a fabulous wig collection. Having always been an outsider, Prada finally finds her...
directed by Stuart Vauvert (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2007), 22 mins
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Dear Joan
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directed by Stephanie Gray (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 1999), 4 mins
A letter to that heroine of butch dykeness, Joan of Arc, in which the filmmaker uncovers the past and present mysteries of this now Lesbian-Day-Saint.
directed by Stephanie Gray (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 1999), 4 mins
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Framing Lesbian Fashion
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directed by Karen Everett (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 1992), 59 mins
Framing Lesbian Fashion looks at the evolution of lesbian attire and identity -butch/femme, flannel, androgyny, cross-dressing and drag, queer fluorescent, S/M and leather, lipstick and more. Featuring interviews with Sally Gearhart, JoAnn Loulan, Arlene Stein, Kitty Tsui and others, Framing Lesbian Fashion incorp...
directed by Karen Everett (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 1992), 59 mins
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Lady
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directed by Ira Sachs, 1965-; performed by Dominique Dibbell (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 1993), 27 mins
Written and performed by Dominique Dibbell (of the Five Lesbian Brothers), Lady is gender confusion at its best! The exact identity of Lady's red-headed protagonist is hard to pin down. Is she a woman playing a man playing a woman, or, more specifically, a lesbian playing a gay man playing a heterosexual woman?
directed by Ira Sachs, 1965-; performed by Dominique Dibbell (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 1993), 27 mins
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El Abuelo
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directed by Dino Dinco (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2008), 4 mins
Shot on location in San Antonio, Texas, El Abuelo is an intimate portrait of local educator and poet, Joe Jimenez. Through the meditative process of ironing his clothes (a duty often identified as 'women's work'), we experience Joe in that familiar goal of finding the perfect crease. Of all domestic chores, ironin...
directed by Dino Dinco (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2008), 4 mins
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Love Man Love Woman
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directed by Nguyen Thi Trinh, fl. 2007-2011 (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2007), 53 mins
In this documentary, the filmmaker follows Master Luu Ngoc Duc, one of the most prominent spirit mediums in Hanoi, and his vibrant community through their rituals and everyday life. The film explores how many effeminate and gay men in traditionally homophobic Vietnam have found community and expression in the coun...
directed by Nguyen Thi Trinh, fl. 2007-2011 (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2007), 53 mins
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Straightboy Lessons
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directed by Ray Rea (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 1999), 8 mins
Beginning the transition from female to male, a trans-guy seeks counseling from a non-trans pal. Come along for an illustrated lesson on the do's and don'ts of being a straight boy.
directed by Ray Rea (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 1999), 8 mins
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