QUEER YOUTH RISING

Wednesday, June 28 |  5:45pm
Tivoli Cinemas in Westport

KC Passages, dedicated to empowering LGBTQ+ youth in the greater Kansas City,
co-hosts this showcase of unique diverse films by, for and about queer youth. 

BLUEBIRD

Rose’s partner of four years came out to her as transgender. Her film is her life record of the weeks that immediately followed and her attempts to process a rapidly changing world. 

Directed by Rose Alma Wolf  |  10 minutes

CALLED HOME

A college student returns to his traditional Taiwanese home after coming out to his father and is forced to relive the silence and repression he thought was behind him.

Directed by Jason Piemnoppakao |  7 minutes

DRESS TO EXPRESS

The story of a young boys progressive journey experiencing gender dysphoria under the influence of a transphobic father. (Preview)

Directed by Stone May  |  6 minutes

FROM PULSE TO PRIDE

Carrie Wade, a queer woman with cerebral palsy, takes the risk to attend LA Pride hours after the Orlando Pulse shooting.

Directed by Alison Tate  |  7 minutes

I WAS ALWAYS ALEX

A day in the life of Alex, a boy who dreams like everyone else. He dreams of driving, flying dreams, and dreams of boosting the wolf carries inside.

Directed by Roberto Ruíz Céspedes  |  10 minutes

OH, I GET IT

Seattle-based queer comedians are changing comedy using their own brand of humor, proving that social change is best served funny.

Directed by Danny Tayara  |  8 minutes

TAILOR

Tailor is a transgender cartoonist that shares in his web page other trans people's experiences and their challenges in society

Directed by Calí dos Anjos  |  10 minutes

WALK FOR ME

A contemporary coming out story where Hassan Kendricks explores his trans identity as a part of NYC's underground ballroom scene and the night his mother catches him in drag.

Directed by Elegance Bratton  |  12 minutes

OUT HERE NOW: The Kansas City LGBT Film Festival

is produced in coordination with Unity Temple on the Plaza
and Open Circle Media & Marketing 

FESTIVAL OFFICES

4330 Holly St

Kansas City, M0 64111

816.200.2059

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