Tired of impersonal dating apps and looking for a way to meet other queer/trans folks in a friendly environment? Look no further! Join us for the second annual Trans Shorts & Speed Friending event for some fun movies, a friending activity with discussion prompts, and refreshments! Your new best friend could be right around the corner. See you there!
Short 1:(I KNOW YOUR) FACE
C. Hudson Hwang; 2014; Canada; 3 min.
Told from the perspective of the narrator, this black-and-white music video explores trans identity across all segments of society, with an overlay of diverse faces over that of the narrator’s, challenging viewers to reconsider their definition of humanity and gender.
Short 2: SUNUNÚ: THE REVOLUTION OF LOVE
Olivia Crellin; 2017; Ecuador; 25 min.; in Spanish with English subtitles
The desire to start a family against all odds puts one couple to the test as they face international scrutiny for their unconventional circumstances. This film shows the challenges they face being trans activists in the public eye while also becoming new parents.