Mother (2020)
Mother (2020)

ACMI & MQFF present

Gender Euphoria Shorts

Unclassified (18+)
Program

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Mainstream trans media is so often focussed on the negatives of living outside of the binary, this shorts package seeks to disrupt that cycle and be a breath of fresh air.

Transmasculine cowboys, Brazilian ballroom houses, candour-filled confessionals, steamy dreams, oh my! These films serve as a reminder of all the beautiful moments of affirmation and euphoria found by living your most authentic life. Trans is beautiful – you know it, I know it, so let's celebrate it!

Shorts

Little Sky (2021) Unclassified 18+, 14 Mins
Haunted by their childhood memories, Chinese American drag sensation, Sky, returns to their hometown to confront their estranged father.

Mother (2020) Unclassified 18+, 21 Mins
A young dancer from a Rio de Janeiro favela finds acceptance through their vogueing family, the art of Ballroom, and their relationship with their vogueing mother, Makayla.

Pool Boy (2021) Unclassified 18+, 11 Mins
Austin, a college jock home for the summer, unexpectedly develops feelings for Star, his parents' non-binary pool cleaner, and struggles to hide his growing feelings from his clique of straight friends.

The Young King (2021) Unclassified 18+, 6 Mins
A drag king gets ready to meet daddy.

All Those Sensations In My Belly (2021) Unclassified 18+, 13 Min
While transitioning from male to female gender, Matia struggles with finding a genuine intimate relationship with a heterosexual man.

Of Self-Blessing (2019), Unclassified 18+, 12 Mins
Rich, a dreamy queer artist, reflects on self acceptance, growth, and the mercurial seasons of self blessing in the heart of West Philly.

Format: DCP
Duration: 90 mins

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Duration

90 mins

Rating

Unclassified (18+)

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ACMI, Fed Square

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