2023 San Francisco Transgender Film Festival

Program 1

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10 films in package
Auntie Chris Signs of Rivers
Auntie Chris Smith performs an ASL adaptation of Langston Hughes' "The Negro Speaks of Rivers."
If I cannot Feed all the Hungers of The World, do I still hold Value?
Dysphoria follows as I, a demisexual non-binary femme, find myself in my Prime of external beauty approved by western standards.
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City Folx Episode 1, The Ads
City Folx is a comedy web series chronicling two under-employed Drag Kings’ struggle to hold onto their Mission area apartment.
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House of Enigma
"House of Enigma” is a short film exploring gender on an international scale.
"Prittyboi" is a docu-style music video that follows two lovebirds on a romantic getaway as they traverse the beautiful Bay Area. They go thrift shopping, play fight with ice cream cones and take in the Marin County landscapes. Pandaraps', "Prittyboi" is a romantic hip-hop ballad about coming out as Genderqueer.
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Gender Euphoria: Trans people in the Bay Area
A documentary to showcase the lives of the diverse trans community in the SF Bay Area.
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Featuring mesmerizing queer dance in watery coves and ocean edges, AT WATER'S EDGE is a short dance film by Emmy Award-winning transgender choreographer Sean Dorsey.
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Last Call
A magical realist 16mm short focusing on the caretakers of three historic queer bars in San Francisco as they close their establishments, temporarily and permanently, amidst the 2020 COVID lockdown.
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I run a bath for your health, I fill it with the best herbs that only a hearts wealth can buy my love.
Do Digital Curanderas Use Eggs In Their Limpias?
A struggling Latinx healer considers abandoning the physical world for promises of a digital utopia.
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All films in this program are closed-captioned.

Christopher "Auntie Chris" Smith performs their American Sign Language adaptation of the poem "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" by Langston Hughes. This silent film focuses on Auntie Chris's artistry with their language, in front of a river with plants in full springtime green.


Marrok Sedgwick is a multiply-disabled, hard of hearing, non-speaking queer/trans filmmaker who focuses their work on disability and queer advocacy. They are also a PhD candidate studying how Autistic people with extensive support needs learn at the Learning Sciences Research Institute, University of Illinois at Chicago.

  • Year
  • Runtime
  • Language
    American Sign Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Premiere
  • Genre
    Short, ASL Poem
  • Subtitle Language
  • Director
    Marrok Sedgwick
  • Screenwriter
    Christopher "Auntie Chris" Smith
  • Cast
    Christopher "Auntie Chris" Smith
  • Editor
    Marrok Sedgwick