Adam
Awkward teenager Adam arrives to spend his final high school summer with his older sister, who has thrown herself into New York City's lesbian and trans activist scene. Over the summer, Adam and those around him experience love, friendship, and attendant hard truths in this coming-of-age comedy.
Almost
A woman meets the girl of her dreams in a library. Everything seems perfect - almost.
Birthday Boy
A trans boy facing bullying at a girls' school tries to find a refuge in the world of online games.
Changing The Game
Transgender high school athletes from across the US compete at the top of their fields, while also challenging the boundaries and perceptions of fairness and discrimination.

D

The Devotions
Part biography, part testimonial and part imagined queer heavenly utopia, The Devotions explores the intersection between queerness and Catholicism.
Everyman
A personal, visual essay about gender transition.
Feeling Through
A late-night encounter on a New York City street leads to a profound connection between a teen-in-need and a deafblind man.

I

Lone Wolf
Determined to fit in at a sleepover, 15-year-old Sam ignores cruel taunts from mean girl Blair and her growing feelings for Willow, but she can't ignore the strange things happening to her body.

R

Real
A tiny film webseries exploring Deafness, love, and the lengths we go to find it. This tiny film follows Lauren as she navigates relationships and connection in a world of complex communication.
Scars
The camera lingers over the faded white scars on a variety of body parts, then black ink animates over the top of them as a voice recounts the power and shame that comes with being a cutter.
Sheer Qorma
The story of a romance between a woman and a non-binary person.
Unliveable
Just before the pandemic, the world experiences a phenomenon never seen before. Marilene looks for her daughter Roberta, a trans woman who went missing. While running out of time, she discovers a hope for the future.

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A Woman On The Internet
A filmic response to Lynn Hershman Leeson’s text, Romancing The Anti-body (1995), exploring the jarring juxtapositions of friction, toxicity, joy and liberation that trans people, queers and femmes experience when playing as their own custom character creations in video game spaces.
You Are A Lesbian Vampire
A vampire in a prairie city reflects on whether or not she can sustain a successful relationship with her mortal girlfriend.
You Must Everywhere Wander
A queer masculine bodyscape where the spices used in Chinese cooking grow as spectacular natural landscapes.
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