Changing Movement Into Light Shorts Program | NCGLFF 2019
Shorts Program

Changing Movement Into Light

Miller & Son, Headspace, Tell-By Date, Waking Hour, Seahorse, The Family Album, Chasing the Dragon
THEMES: Drama | Parenting/Family | Mystery/Thriller | Transgender
 
MILLER & SON
United States / 22 min / Director Asher Jelinsky

A trans mechanic shifts between running her family’s auto shop by day and expressing her femininity at night, until an unforeseen event threatens the balance of her compartmentalized life.

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HEADSPACE
United Kingdom / 4 min / Director Jake Graf

This short gives a rare and intimate glimpse into the trials and tribulations faced by trans folk every day. The film's all trans cast includes activist and model Munroe Bergdorf, model, singer and star of US reality show 'Strut'. 

TELL-BY DATE
United States / 14 min / Director Sarah Ball

Ryan wants to tell his son that he’s transgender and not his biological father, but fears it will change their relationship. He imposes a deadline for telling, but it’s easier set than done!

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WAKING HOUR
United States / 13 min / Director Nava Mau

This film tells the story of Sofia, a young trans woman, who meets Isaac at a party. When he invites her to go home with him, Sofia must talk herself through her options. Is it safe to leave with someone she just met? Should she disclose that she’s trans? A sensational kiss solidifies her decision to go with him, and as their chemistry intensifies, so do the stakes for Sofia. 

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SEAHORSE
United States / 12 min / Director Drew Praskovich

Mars, a pregnant boy, must confront the tabloid persona created by his fame-obsessed mother on the final day of his pregnancy.

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THE FAMILY ALBUM
United States / 20 min / Director Anthony Chapman

A teenage home healthcare worker in the Deep South forms a special bond with her first client, a trans man in the final months of his life.

CHASING THE DRAGON
United States / 12 min / Director Eduardo Ayres Soares

A trans detective arrives at the scene of a drug overdose and gets stymied by local PD. Refusing to submit to pressure or prejudice, she digs into the investigation and does the victim justice by finding out the truth about her source, a connection too close to home.

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$10 Individual Tickets | $85 10-Passes
(US/United Kingdom, 97 min)
Showtimes:

TBD

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