Trans & Non-Binary Europe (Shorts)
Below the Surface (Bajo la Superficie)
Elkin left his family in Colombia and came to Europe to explore his gender identity. He becomes a sex worker and travels continuously, also within himself. „Below the Surface” is an intimate portrait through which you get extremely close to the character.
directed & written: Tomas Ponsteen, cast: Elkin, production: Netherlands 2021, running time: 14 minutes, category: documentary, English/Polish subtitles
A film about the story of a non-binary boxer.
directed & written: Tanguy Pochoy, cast: Staiv Gentis, production: France 2022, running time: 6 minutes, category: music video
A teenager is questioning their gender identity and the relationship with their mother. They are looking for an answer by God itself.
directed & written: Emiliano Sisolfi, cast: Enrico Maroli, Antonella De Simone, Caterina Marino, cinematography: Giulia Eminente, production: Italy 2022, running time: 8 minutes, category: feature film, English/Polish subtitles
Kiedy będę… (When I’ll be…)
Adam has decided to take a step that will change his life. Before he enters a new phase, he is going to share the official reasoning behind his decision with his sister and parents.
directed & written: Tymoteusz Adam Kałużewski, cinematography: Vincent Prochoroff, production: Poland 2022, running time: 21 minutes, category: documentary, English subtitles
Eighteen-year-old Alex is in the throes of his transition. When his best friend abandons a joint venture to assert their identity he’s forced to confront his anxieties before entering the unknown alone.
directed & written: Anthony Assad, cast: Laurence McCann, Jackson Lennon, Geraldine McAlinden, music: Patrick O’Connor, cinematography: Keith Pendred, production: Ireland 2023, running time: 14 minutes, category: feature film, Polish subtitles
Kylie is coming to terms with being transgender, but is worried her girlfriend Freya will leave her if she finds out. Out of fear she continues to present as male until a mysterious alien entity body
snatches her and forces her to transition into her true self. Truths will be unravelled and hearts will be broken. Her future is about to be SNATCHED!
directed & written: Jade Harris-Tyler, cast: Jade Harris-Tyler, Rebecca Aguirre, Carly Durrer, Ghazi Al Ruffai, production: United Kingdom 2022, running time: 36 minutes, category: feature film, Polish subtitles