Queer Truths


Shorts: Queer Truths

This collection of non-fiction works unearths triumphant and defiant narratives of QPOC visibility. Spanning remote islands in the Pacific to the projects in North Philadelphia, whether it’s reflecting on intimate experiences of coming out, challenging gender norms within your culture, or continuing a legacy of activism, these everyday heroes live their truth in inspiring ways.




Directed by Amrou Al-Kadhi | United Kingdom | 8 min

Does Britain's obsession with period dramas erase the landscape of the country today?

In This Family
Directed by Drama Del Rosario | USA | 12 min

A teenage boy is outed by his teacher and revisits raw audio recordings of his Filipino family’s reactions.

Directed by Alexandra Edmondson | Australia | 11 min | English, Tiki with English subtitles

The Tiwi Islands are home to one of the world's oldest living cultures, as well as one of the world's largest populations of transgender women.

Directed by Matthew Puccini | USA | 7 min

Marquise Vilsón prepares to make his Off-Broadway debut, transitioning from a very private life to a very public spotlight.

Sweetheart Dancers
Directed by Ben-Alex Dupris | USA | 14 min

A Two-Spirit couple are determined to rewrite the rules of Native American culture through their participation in the "Sweetheart Dance."

Directed by Michelle Danner | USA | 16 min

Mariana Rizo struggles and triumphs as a Mexican transgender woman living in LA.

Victoria Sin
Directed by Amrou Al-Kadhi | United Kingdom | 6 min

Victoria Sin's drag constantly challenges, provokes and rejuvenates London’s queer spaces.

Going Foward
Directed by Tim Harris | USA | 15 min

Malcolm Kenyatta is campaigning to become the first openly LGBT candidate of color elected to state office in Pennsylvania.