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.
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
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 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