Sheffield DocFest 2009

A series of innovative films looking at gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues.

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Nobody Passes Perfectly Nobody Passes Perfectly
Nobody Passes Perfectly and The Joneses
Edie (Country: US; Year: 2009; Director: Susan Muska, Gréta Olafsdóttir)
A New York lesbian couple, finally able to marry after 42 years together, look back on their lives and the social changes they have experienced.
The Joneses (Country: UK; Year: 2009; Director: Moby Longinotto; Stars: Jheri Jones, Trevor Jones, Brad Jones)
A documentary about a family where the mother has died and the father has subsequently transitioned to live as a woman.
Nobody Passes Perfectly (Country: Denmark; Year: 2009; Director: Saskia Bisp; Writer: Saskia Bisp; Stars: Erik Hansen, Tomka Weiss)
An intimate portrait of two people's lives including open discussion about issues of sexuality and gender.
Yuri (Country: Netherlands; Year: 2008; Director: Willem Baptist; Writer: Willem Baptist)
A dancer, once with the Bolshoi, talks about his flight from East Germany, his unusual wallpaper and his secret wish.

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