October 2, 2022
Fresno City College, OAB Auditorium
Country of Origin:
Dir: Kaspersilas Crystallando | Denmark | 4 min
In Danish with English subtitles
Based on a true story. Taking the final steps to become her authentic self, a transgendered woman returns to find love lost. Broken and sad, only her true reflection saves the day.
My Abortion Saved My Life
Dir: Ruby Fludzinski, Tiler Wilson | US | 9 min
Cazembe Murphy Jackson (he/him), a Black trans activist living in Atlanta, Georgia, shares why his access to abortion was vital to his life. After developing severe depression following a sexual assault, and quickly learning he was pregnant, Cazembe's abortion saved him from suicide. Cazembe's story demonstrates the life-saving urgency of abortion access.
Dir: Yané Garcia | US | 32 min
Trans individuals discuss the euphoria and physical pain that comes when chest binding.
How Not To Date While Trans
Dir: Nyala Moon | US | 13 min
A break-the-fourth-wall, dark comedy that follows the dating life of a black trans woman and the problematic men she meets along the way.
Dir: Rebecca Marquardt, Lane Michael Stanley | US | 10 min
A gay cis woman's father is surprisingly happy when she brings her transmasc boyfriend home - but she soon realizes he's only happy because she's in a straight-passing relationship.
Heads Above Water
Dir: Afra Nuarey | Bangladesh | 7 min
In Bengali with English subtitles
This documentary uncovers the hidden truths of the Hijra community struggling to navigate through a Muslim society that has all but rejected them. We follow the intrinsic lives of three trans women who forge different relationships within society.