On her quest to find out what motherhood means for herself, director Antonia Hungerland encounters all kinds of people, none of whom seem to correspond to our traditional notion of a mother. What is a ‘real mother?
Man, woman, gay, lesbian, straight, normal, exotic, Drag Queen, Drag King – New Zealand photographer Rebecca Swan challenges our notions of gender, sexuality and beauty.
Fifty conversations exploring the many different shades of being “gay” in America.
Young Alexei is openly homosexual. Although his peers have no problem with his sexual orientation, his mother is unable to accept it. This documentary portrait follows Alexei during summer break, as he spends time with his new lover Grisha...
Marianna is an attractive 40-year-old woman who has just sued her parents in order to obtain a sex change. Confronted with the idea of losing what she holds dearest, her family, she must face the chilling reminder of the sacrifices one takes to be themselves...
p>For more than a year the documentary filmmaker Zuza Piussi followed the fates of several Slovak homosexuals. In an evident effort to understand the film’s protagonists and communicate to the viewer primarily how they themselves see their role in society...
Touria, Josephine and Dominique are transexuals. They come from French Polynesia and have been working for many years as prostitutes on Curiol street in Marseille. At a time where their street is undergoing far-reaching changes, they tell us about their lives and their trade.
Daniel is 25 years old. He studies at Academy of Literature and writes books. His stories are about a man who loves little boys. Once his friends asked him: Are you the pedophile you are writing about? Daniel stayed silent for a while and then he said: Yes, that's me…
The memory and testimony of two characters: Fernando García, known as Pinolito, who was a child actor in the seventies, and Doña Lilia Ortega, his mother, an actress...
Esther and her brother Pedro, a farmer defending his female identity, live in El Remolino, a small community on the banks of the Usumacinta River, in Mexico. We follow the journey of their internal cycles and of the greater natural cycle they face each year with the coming of the floods.
Girls is a portrait of a couple - Anna and Edie, whose common passion is drag kinging. It is the story of girls who take the trouble to build relationships and peruse fulfilment in a conservative country.
Imagine a world where a little boy can grow up to be the woman of his dreams, and a young girl can rise to become a leader among men. Welcome to Kumu Hina's Hawai'i.
A young man leaves his village to go into the city to audition to enter a dance company. He then is involved in illegal activities such as boxing and sleeping with men for money...
Poul is a fisherman - one of the last pound net fishermen in Denmark. A few years ago he experienced a profound crisis. He felt he faced a cruel choice: come out as gay or take his own life. From the ruins of his old life a whole new life emerged. At the age of 62 Poul found the love of his life. His name is Mai and he comes from Thailand...
Thirty-year-old Yermén is a transsexual woman who works as a spiritual adviser and fortune teller. She enjoys filming her neighbours and street dogs in her neighbourhood in the suburbs of Santiago de Chile. Her unclear identity frightens the people she meets. Yermén dreams of a sex change and signs up for a TV contest in which the main prize is the plastic surgery of your choice...
Mobilizing working-class transgender hairdressers and beauty queens, the dynamic leaders of the world’s only LGBT political party wage a historic quest to elect a trans woman to the Philippine Congress.
The first ever feature documentary about the LGBT in Albania.
Augustina Comedi weaves together a complex and moving portrait of her late father Jaime, constructed from more than 100 hours of videotape he recorded as a hobby prior to his untimely death.
Opened in 1987, Wildside was one of the only places to offer a full male-to-female transformation through makeup, clothing and hair.
Marcelo has a really good memory. He remembers family stories and has visions of his past lives. In one of them, he was Novalis, a German poet chasing a blue rose. In this current life, what does Marcelo look for?
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