Gender Film Collection

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6 videos in this collection

Creature
A boldly compassionate look at gender ambiguity. In 1994, Director Parris Patton drove a two-man crew to the corner of Santa Monica and La Brea Avenues in Hollywood, California. It…
Fatherhood Dreams
Canada is one of only five countries in the world where same-sex marriage is legal. Still, some, if not most people, are uncomfortable with the idea of openly gay men…
Gender Trouble
In this lyrical and moving documentary, four intersex women tell their stories with astonishing bravery and candour. Set against beautiful yet unsettling backgrounds of organically transforming family photographs, orchids and…
Resilience
Resilience takes a look at a side of adoption rarely told: what happens after the reunion? Following a Korean birth mother and her American son as they reunite and attempt…
The Aggressives
A favorite of the film festival circuit, The Aggressives is an insightful look at the little explored, yet highly dramatic subculture of lesbian butches as well as their "femme" counterparts…
Through Thick and Thin
"Through Thick and Thin" follows the extraordinary stories of seven binational gay and lesbian couples whose lives are dramatically affected by the current immigration laws. For some partners, it means…

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