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30 Minuts, Transitioning: Transgender Children
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directed by Roser Oliver, fl. 2001-2016 and Lluís Montserrat, 1962-; produced by Jessica Montaner, fl. 2013, Televisió de Catalunya, in 30 Minuts (Boulogne-Billancourt, Ile-de-France: Java Films, 2016), 52 mins

"Hi, I’m David. I’m 6. When I was born they thought I was a girl, but the doctors were wrong and I was a boy." David is part of the new trans generation of people assigned the wrong sex at birth who chose to make the transition very early. For the first four years of his life, David was known as Sara. But for...

directed by Roser Oliver, fl. 2001-2016 and Lluís Montserrat, 1962-; produced by Jessica Montaner, fl. 2013, Televisió de Catalunya, in 30 Minuts (Boulogne-Billancourt, Ile-de-France: Java Films, 2016), 52 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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Act of Faith
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directed by Daniel Bree (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2006), 7 mins
In the history of Islam, love between men is a centuries-old phenomenon. Yet Koranic tradition forbids choosing a mate of the same sex. Kyriell, an Imam's son, struggled with reconciling his love for men with his love for Islam and eventually came back to the faith. Pakistani-born Arslan saw no compromise in Islam...
directed by Daniel Bree (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2006), 7 mins
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Adventures in The Gender Trade
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directed by Susan Marenco; produced by Susan Marenco (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
Kate Bornstein, writer and performer, was born a man. This documentary presents her frank account of her personal journey from unhappy boy child into liberated transsexual lesbian. Intercut with her satiric night club act called "Hidden: A Gender," are the stories of a wide range of people who refused to have thei...
directed by Susan Marenco; produced by Susan Marenco (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1994), 45 mins
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I Am a Woman Now
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directed by Michiel Van Erp, 1963-; produced by Monique Busman, fl. 2006 and Michiel Van Erp, 1963-, De Familie (Paris, Ile-de-France: CAT&Docs, 2011), 56 mins
Since the 1950s, sex change operations have been available in Casablanca. These trailblazing operations were as rare as they were risky; the patients were not required to undergo any kind of psychological assessment beforehand. Filmmaker Michiel van Erp asks five pioneering trans - women (including famed British s...
directed by Michiel Van Erp, 1963-; produced by Monique Busman, fl. 2006 and Michiel Van Erp, 1963-, De Familie (Paris, Ile-de-France: CAT&Docs, 2011), 56 mins
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Atempa: Sueños a la orilla del rio
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directed by Edson Caballero Trujillo, 1974-; produced by Edson Caballero Trujillo, 1974- (New York, NY: Pragda, 2013), 1 hour 27 mins
Tino considers herself neither male nor female, but rather a “muxe,” a third gender that has been integrated into Zapotec culture. An intimate journey, Atempa raises important questions about the conflation of gender and sexual orientation and the influence of culture on gender identity. 
directed by Edson Caballero Trujillo, 1974-; produced by Edson Caballero Trujillo, 1974- (New York, NY: Pragda, 2013), 1 hour 27 mins
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Becoming Ayden
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produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 41 mins
In Becoming Ayden, we meet seventeen year-old Adina Scheim from Toronto who is becoming a boy named Ayden. Ayden is willing to go to great lengths to alter her female body to correspond with her male self image. Ayden recently began taking testosterone and her voice has started to deepen -- an irreversible physica...
produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 41 mins
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The Believers
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directed by Todd Holland, 1961- (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2006), 1 hour 18 mins
Recipient of the Frameline 30 Audience Award for Best Documentary and of a 2005 Frameline Film & Video Completion Fund grant, The Believers is an unprecedented feature documentary that shatters assumptions about faith, gender, and religion. Built around the world's first transgender gospel choir, the film portrays...
directed by Todd Holland, 1961- (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2006), 1 hour 18 mins
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Black Nations/Queer Nations? Lesbian and Gay Sexualities in the African Diaspora
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directed by Shari Frilot; produced by Shari Frilot (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1995), 52 mins
This is an experimental documentary chronicling the March 1995 groundbreaking conference on lesbian and gay sexualities in the African diaspora. The conference brought together an array of dynamic scholars, activists, and cultural workers including Essex Hemphill, Kobena Mercer, Barbara Smith, Urvashi Vaid, and Ja...
directed by Shari Frilot; produced by Shari Frilot (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 1995), 52 mins
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The Bond
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directed by Michael T. Connell (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2007), 6 mins
In this honest and compassionate documentary, the father of a transsexual child shares his family's story - what it was like when his child came out, how their relationship has changed, and how their bond continues to get stronger. Made by a father for transsexual and transgender individuals and their parents, thi...
directed by Michael T. Connell (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2007), 6 mins
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