TIGLFF 34 - St. Petersburg, FL
33rd ANNUAL TAMPA BAY INTERNATIONAL GAY & LESBIAN FILM FESTIVAL
After discovering case files from a 1950s gender clinic, a cast of trans actors turn a talk show inside out to confront the legacy of a young trans woman forced to choose between honesty and access.
A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.
A conservative, Christian professor experiences a profound change when he finds himself planted in a gay support group to stop their plans to open an LGBTQ youth shelter in their small town.
Mutt follows Feña (Lio Mehiel) through a stress-filled New York City day, as he anticipates his estranged Chilean father’s visit. In his feature debut, Vuk Lugulov-Klotz, who is also trans, builds the story by consistently adding unfair burdens onto Feña’s shoulders.
It’s 1987, and while the other students wonder if new kid Robin is a boy or a girl, Robin forges a complicated bond with the school bully, making increasingly dangerous choices to fit in.
Myung is a transgender woman who cut ties with her family and hometown because she needs to live authentically. Now, all she wants is gender affirmation surgery, but the only way to earn money is by winning the Waacking dance competition, which was a disaster.
SPONSORED BY: Creative Loafing
In the aftermath of the Pulse horror, Rick Todd (Watermark) watched the Orlando community coalesce around the outpouring of grief and deepening sadness. Those reflections led to a sense of pride and homage for his beloved Orlando, and for those who paved the way toward a thriving LGBT community, even in the face of tragedy.
SPONSORED BY: Watermark Publishing Group