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Enough Man
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directed by Luke Woodward (Frameline, 2005), 1 hour
Contains mature content. This item also contains graphic content.
Documentary meets explicit sexuality in Luke Woodward's groundbreaking debut video about body image, relationships, sex and sexuality from the perspective of nine female-to-male (FTM) transmen and their partners. Featuring health educators, college students, sex workers, activists and artists, Enough Man navigates...
directed by Luke Woodward (Frameline, 2005), 1 hour
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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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Junk Box Warrior
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directed by Preeti A.K. Mistry; performed by Marcus Rene Van (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2002), 4 mins
Based on a poem of the same title, Junk Box Warrior is an enchanting mesh of spoken word and black-and-white images over a haunting soundtrack. Written by and starring Trans slam poet Marcus Rene Van (of Deep Dickollective), this film explores the alienation, frustration and fear of not fitting into society's gend...
directed by Preeti A.K. Mistry; performed by Marcus Rene Van (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2002), 4 mins
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Outlet
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directed by Leigh Iacobucci (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2006), 19 mins
This film tells the personal stories of the teenagers who participate in a support group offered by a Bay Area youth organization called 'Outlet.' It includes observational footage of their weekly support group and mentoring meetings, giving us a glimpse of the challenges they face at school on a daily basis. Inte...
directed by Leigh Iacobucci (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2006), 19 mins
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Sex and Money: Dr. John Money on Sexual Identity
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produced by Humanist League (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 53 mins
In this fascinating documentary on transsexuality, Dr. John Money shares his ideas on gender identity. Dr. Money is well known for his research on what makes a person become heterosexual, homosexual, bisexual or transsexual. In this film he presents his ideas on the anatomical and biological factors that steer one...
produced by Humanist League (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 53 mins
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With What Shall I Wash
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directed by Maria Trénor (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2003), 10 mins
In this beautifully animated short, a transwoman ends her day reminiscing about her great love and about her life working in a red light district in Spain. Set to an aria by an unknown composer, With What Shall I Wash is an homage to all homosexual artists of the twentieth century.
directed by Maria Trénor (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2003), 10 mins
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Gendernauts: A Journey Through Shifting Identities
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directed by Monika Treut (New York, NY: First Run Features, 1999), 1 hour 24 mins
An illuminating and compassionate look at the world of transgender identity, as seen through portraits of some of San Francisco's leading gender mixers. Whether by birth or by choice, sometimes with the assistance of hormones or surgical prostheses, we meet those who blur the lines of male and female.Filmmaker Mon...
directed by Monika Treut (New York, NY: First Run Features, 1999), 1 hour 24 mins
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Shabnam Mousi
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directed by Yogesh Bhardwaj; performed by Vijay Raaz (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2005), 2 hours 22 mins
Based on a real person, Shabnam Mousi is an action-packed Bollywood musical about a hijra (eunuch) who transcends societal oppression to become a successful politician. The story begins with Shabnam's birth and her parents' decision to ask other hijras to take care of the child. Shabnam then grows up under the inf...
directed by Yogesh Bhardwaj; performed by Vijay Raaz (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2005), 2 hours 22 mins
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Simply Love
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directed by Eveline van Dijck (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2006), 48 mins
41 years after high school sweethearts Marcel and Marijke parted, a letter arrives from Austria requesting that the Dutch City Council Search Service locate Marcel. Marcel is now Marcella, having transitioned to female more than ten years prior. Her old love Marijke has not forgotten about her Marcel, and both wom...
directed by Eveline van Dijck (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2006), 48 mins
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Swim Suit
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directed by Lucretia Knapp (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2006), 15 mins
A powerful and evocative experimental documentary about a young person's conflict between the desire to transition, and passion for swimming on a women's college team. Ambient sound (the tuning of a piano) builds with the emotional pitch of the storytelling, and serves as an aural template for an evocative editing...
directed by Lucretia Knapp (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2006), 15 mins
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