Sheffield DocFest 2010

Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender stories from around the world.

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Postcard To Daddy Postcard To Daddy
Postcard To Daddy and The "Socalled" Movie
Alan Bennett And The Habit of Art (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Adam Low)
Alan Bennett discusses the creation of his latest play, The Habit Of Art, and explores the stories of its subjects, WH Auden and Benjamin Britten.
I Shot My Love (Country: Israel, Germany; Year: 2010; Director: Tomer Heymann)
A personal documentary about the relationship between the Israeli director, his mother, and the German dancer who becomes his lover.
Mind (Country: Australia; Year: 2009; Director: Emma Crimmings)
An Australian-Chinese trans man looks back at his childhood, his transition and his career.
Mogadishu Dreaming (Country: Australia; Year: 2010; Director: Lesley Branagan)
A Somalian immigrant to Australia explores his identity through landscape paintings.
Postcard To Daddy (Country: Germany, Thailand; Year: 2010; Director: Michael Stock)
A filmmaker looks back at his experiences of sexual abuse at the hands of his father, challenging his family to discuss what happened.
The "Socalled" Movie (Country: Canada; Year: 2010; Director: Garry Beitel)
The story of rapper Josh Dolgin, alias Socalled, and his fusion of hip hop with traditional Jewish music.
Twinset (Country: UK; Year: 2010; Director: Amy Rose)
A group of elderly Essex ladies take tea with a transvestite newcomer.
William S. Burroughs: A Man Within (William S Burroughs: A Man Within) (Country: US; Year: 2010; Director: Yony Leyser; Stars: William S. Burroughs, Peter Weller)
A biopic of revolutionary writer William S. Burroughs, exploring his drug use, his sexuality, his methods, his madness and his work.
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