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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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Back to Nadia Becoming a
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directed by Grau Serra; produced by Batabat (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2011), 53 mins
Returning from the hospital after the suicide bombing that killed her brother, eleven-year-old Nadia has an epiphany: she will pretend to be a boy, assuming her brother's identity and name in order to support her family. In Taliban-ruled Afghanistan where women and girls are not allowed to work outside the home, N...
directed by Grau Serra; produced by Batabat (Copenhagen, Capital Region (Denmark): DR Sales, 2011), 53 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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Bisexual Virgins
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directed by Leona Gilbert, fl. 2008 and Suzanne Babin, fl. 2000; produced by Suzanne Babin, fl. 2000 and Leona Gilbert, fl. 2008, Deveaux Babin Productions (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2008), 49 mins
"BISEXUAL VIRGINS: CROSSING THE LINE" A FILM BY SUZANNE BABIN AND LEONA GILBERT "I think bisexuality is quite invisible. It's very likely that there are far more bisexuals out there than we know." - Corey Silverberg, Sex educator, Toronto BISEXUAL VIRGINS follows two small town young women, Tina and Samantha, w...
directed by Leona Gilbert, fl. 2008 and Suzanne Babin, fl. 2000; produced by Suzanne Babin, fl. 2000 and Leona Gilbert, fl. 2008, Deveaux Babin Productions (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2008), 49 mins
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Just Married: The Epic Battle Over Gay Marriage
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produced by Iris Adler, NECN (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 59 mins
The issue of gay marriage has polarized the country. This even- handed film follows events in Massachusetts after the state supreme court ruled 4 to 3 in favor of allowing same sex marriage. It is at the same time a lesson in the turbulent political process as a compelling portrait of several responsible, loving,...
produced by Iris Adler, NECN (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 59 mins
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Pin Up Girls: An Era of Fantasy
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directed by Jérôme Camuzat, fl. 1994 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Ampersand, 1994), 52 mins
Dainty, carefree, but always there, the pin-up is not just a figment of the imagination. Constantly winking at us from out of men's fantasies, she never lost her freshness. Over a century, she has inspired a staggering quantity of posters, postcards, calendars, photos and films. She omits no one in her efforts to...
directed by Jérôme Camuzat, fl. 1994 (Paris, Ile-de-France: Ampersand, 1994), 52 mins
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Born in Flames
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directed by Lizzie Borden, 1958-; produced by Lizzie Borden, 1958- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 1983), 1 hour 20 mins
The movie that rocked the foundations of the early indie film world, this provocative, thrilling and still-relevant classic is a comic fantasy of female rebellion set in America ten years after the Second American Revolution. When Adelaide Norris, the black radical founder of the Woman’s Army, is mysteriously ki...
directed by Lizzie Borden, 1958-; produced by Lizzie Borden, 1958- (New York, NY: First Run Features, 1983), 1 hour 20 mins
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Colonel Jin Xing
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directed by Sylvie Levey; produced by Arnaud Hamelin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 16 mins
Shanghai's principal dancer, 33-year-old Jin Xing, is a big star. She is the first choreographer to have received recognition in over half a century of national communism. But the most amazing thing about Jin Xing is that, up until 1995, this beautiful young woman was a man, a colonel in the People's Liberation Ar...
directed by Sylvie Levey; produced by Arnaud Hamelin (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2003), 1 hour 16 mins
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Out of Order
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written by Diane Christian and Bruce Jackson, 1936-; directed by Bruce Jackson, 1936- and Diane Christian; produced by Bruce Jackson, 1936- and Diane Christian (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1983), 1 hour 29 mins
OUT OF ORDER In Out of Order six former Catholic nuns tell why they entered and why they left religious life. The women (filmmaker Diane Christian is one of them) describe their years in the convent and their return to the secular world. The former nuns talk about single life and marriage (three are married, one...
written by Diane Christian and Bruce Jackson, 1936-; directed by Bruce Jackson, 1936- and Diane Christian; produced by Bruce Jackson, 1936- and Diane Christian (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1983), 1 hour 29 mins
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Pride Divide
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directed by Paris Poirier; produced by Paris Poirier and Karen Kiss (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 57 mins
From the producers of the award-winning Last Call at Maud's, comes this ground breaking exploration of the gender gap between gays and lesbians. Politically united against global homophobia, they are poles apart on many life issues. Oddly enough, their struggle of male versus female mirrors many traditional confli...
directed by Paris Poirier; produced by Paris Poirier and Karen Kiss (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999), 57 mins
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