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A Self-Made Man
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directed by Lori Petchers (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2013), 56 mins
At a crucial turning point in his life, Tony Ferriaolo's inner voice said, 'Create yourself.' This credo once saved his life and now serves as a guiding principle as he educates gender non-conforming youth, as well as their parents. Lori Petchers' moving A Self-Made Man interweaves the poignant story of Ferraiolo'...
directed by Lori Petchers (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2013), 56 mins
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Intersexion
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directed by Grant Lahood, 1962- (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2012), 1 hour 8 mins

For every two thousand births considered blessed events, one intersex baby is born into a life fraught with challenges. In this binary-gendered world, having ambiguous genitalia or something other than XX-female or XY-male chromosomes brings immense social pressure to choose an either/or gender identity. Intersex...

directed by Grant Lahood, 1962- (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2012), 1 hour 8 mins
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Mississippi: I Am
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directed by Harriet Hirshorn and Katherine Linton, fl. 1999; produced by Katherine Linton, fl. 1999, Michael Huffington, 1947- and Lance Bass, 1979-, Second Chance Prom (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2012), 47 mins
In 2006, ‘NSync’s Lance Bass came out publicly as gay. Once the 'most beloved son' of his home state of Mississippi, Bass was instantly rejected and his hopes that Mississippi could ever embrace change were seemingly dashed. Four years later, Mississippi teen Constance McMillen made national headlines when she...
directed by Harriet Hirshorn and Katherine Linton, fl. 1999; produced by Katherine Linton, fl. 1999, Michael Huffington, 1947- and Lance Bass, 1979-, Second Chance Prom (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2012), 47 mins
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Gladys, A Cuban Mother
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directed by Xavier-Daniel (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2011), 11 mins
A mother tells her son that her greatest loves have been women. She recounts the story of raising two daughters left behind after the death of their mother, one of Gladys' former lovers. Shot clandestinely in Havana, Gladys, A Cuban Mother depicts the poignant experience of a lesbian mother living in a society dri...
directed by Xavier-Daniel (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2011), 11 mins
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Remember Me In Red
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directed by Hector Ceballos (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2011), 15 mins
Even when we choose to be our most authentic selves in our lives, how will we be remembered in death? Fidelia is arranging her best friend Alma’s funeral, only to have Alma’s parents arrive from Mexico and insist their son be buried as a male. In this heartbreaking story of strong emotions, memory, and truth...
directed by Hector Ceballos (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2011), 15 mins
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Same Difference
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directed by Lisa Udelson, 1959- and Catherine Opie (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2011), 29 mins
Among the cries of 'What about the children?' during the debate over California’s Proposition 8, where were the voices of actual children? That’s the question posed in Same Difference, a collaboration between renowned photographer Catherine Opie and award-winning filmmaker Lisa Udelson. It’s an exploration o...
directed by Lisa Udelson, 1959- and Catherine Opie (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2011), 29 mins
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Changing House
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directed by Martohardjono Z.A. (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2009), 18 mins
Rusty and Chelsea are a transgender lesbian couple who devoted fifteen years to making their Brooklyn home a communal living space for transgender women in need. Their house served a vital and unique community role with its doors always open to newcomers. A crossroads for transgender civil rights organizers, it...
directed by Martohardjono Z.A. (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2009), 18 mins
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The Choice of Love
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directed by Eirik Andreas Sandaker (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2009), 36 mins
The Choice of Love is a narrative documentary where the filmmaker enters the topics of Islam and homosexuality. Through meetings with the first openly gay Muslim in Norway, Kaltham Alexander Lie, the leader of the Islamic Union of Oslo, Basim Ghozlan and an anonymous interview with a gay Muslim, the director tries...
directed by Eirik Andreas Sandaker (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2009), 36 mins
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Little Mutinies
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directed by Elizabeth Stark (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2009), 19 mins
Ruth, 17 and in love, needs money to make her post-graduation get away with Julie. Carol, 14 and in love with math, needs money to get into the school of her dreams. Only one problem - neither girl has any money. When Carol discovers their mother's secret cash stash, both girls are set on a trajectory of stealing...
directed by Elizabeth Stark (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2009), 19 mins
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Lucha
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directed by Maria Breaux (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2009), 15 mins
El Salvador’s civil war sets the stage for a narrative short where Lucha and Isabella must face hard truths. Is non-violence more powerful than armed resistance? Does love of country trump romantic love?
directed by Maria Breaux (San Francisco, CA: Frameline, 2009), 15 mins
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