Films of Trans Interest at the 2015 Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival

2015 Indianapolis LGBT Film Festival

Deep Run

Sunday, November 15, 2:15 p.m.
IMA DeBoest Hall
75 minutes
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Executive produced by LGBTQ supporter Susan Sarandon and shot by first-time filmmaker Hillevi Loven, DEEP RUN is a powerful verité portrait of trans life in rural North Carolina. Exiled by her family and rejected by an ex, 17-year-old Spazz has no one to lean on for support. But when Spazz falls in love again and summons up the courage to become Cole, a strong-willed trans man, his candid humor and steadfast, all-inclusive Christian beliefs counter the bigotry he experiences daily. This intimate documentary reveals rebirth and courage within America’s deeply conservative Bible Belt.

Sunday Shorts: Apple for the Androgyne

Sunday, November 15, 12:30 p.m.
IMA DeBoest Hall
7 minute short film, part of a group of short films
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Androgyne is a symbol of man born physically or mentally between the two sexes. Throughout his life, he is torn between male and female, Adam and Eve inside and outside. The Androgyne is simultaneously masculine and feminine, although not necessarily in equal amounts. Throughout his life he is torn between male and female, Adam and Eve, inside and outside. Beautifully produced experimental animation, with music by The Mind Orchestra

Sunday Shorts: YOu Are Free

Sunday, November 15, 12:30 p.m.
IMA DeBoest Hall
10 minute short film, part of a group of short films
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An amateur drag queen who gets the once-in-a-lifetime chance to compete in a national pageant where he strives to go the distance to save his failing bar, overcome adversity, and fight for his self-respect.

Drag Becomes Him

Sunday, November 15, 5:45 p.m.
IMA DeBoest Hall
83 minutes
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Drag Becomes Him provides an intimate glimpse inside the life of internationally acclaimed drag performer Jinkx Monsoon. This raw and affectionate film follows the passionate pursuits that transformed a working class boy in a struggling family to an illustrious performer on a global stage.

Sequins Required (Preview)

Friday, November 13th, 7:30 p.m.
IMA the Toby
Sort preview before the premiere night main film
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Sequins Required is an independent film about The Bag Ladies, an Indianapolis troupe of drag queens, and their annual fund raising Bus Tour. It’s a poignant telling of their history, charity and legacy of raising money for AIDS awareness, prevention, and relief for over 30 years.

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