Just Gender

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Just Gender from writer/director George Zuber must easily qualify as the most successful documentary on explaining the whole transgender spectrum in a language that perfectly articulates the phenomena, and in such a manner that enlightens and educates us all.  The first surprising discovery is the very fact that Zuber made this in 2013 and although … Continue reading

Like A Virgin

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An overweight teenage schoolboy with an alcoholic father and an absent colorful mother takes up the Korean version of sumo wrestling to win the big prize to pay for the sex-change operation that he so wants.  He has an infectious personality that helps win over his doubting teammates who physically tower over him ….. but it … Continue reading

Lingua Franca : the tale of an undocumented Filipino trans caregiver

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  NY based Filipino trans filmmaker Isobel Sandoval’s heart-wrenching third feature film is sadly one of those tales of the moment that seem like they can never end well. Its the story of Olivia (played by Sandoval) who is an undocumented Filipino caregiver who looks after Olga an elderly Russian Jewish women (Lynn Cohen) in … Continue reading

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