Article Title:Out Takes: trans and genderqueer interest
Author or staff
Published on:7th May 2014 - 09:33 am
Internet Archive link:
NDHA link:
Note that the National Library of New Zealand (NDHA) website uses both cookies and frames. The first time you click on a link it first may take you to the archived front page of Close the window and try again. This is because the NDHA website uses cookies and you cannot access an indiviual page without visiting the front page first
Story ID:15026
Text:The trans and genderqueer interest films at Out Takes: A Reel Queer Film Festival include a solid selection of shorts, and a candid look at Thai ladyboys’ quests for personal, family and community acceptance. Buy Out Takes tickets here BEYOND THE BINARY 2 Total running time: 87 mins In Who Am I Happy, a young trans person has an unwelcome reception in a group home. Draft Day follows the fraught journey of transgender people awaiting news of their future in Thailand’s military draft. A drag queen and a Muslim woman get stuck in a lift in What You Looking At? Playful animated short Hermes and Aphrodite explores a child’s discovery that they are intersex. The immigrant family in Darkness just want their daughter to fit in – but she prefers wearing sharp men’s suits. Performing Girl D’Lo is a Sri Lankan-American transman whose acerbic comedy draws on his childhood and transition. Auckland: Wed 28 May, 6.40pm a young boy is forced into a monastery after his father finds him dancing in his mother’s clothes; and expat Tonmai discovers that his late, estranged father has left him a ladyboy cabaret in Pattaya. Gorgeous scenery, spectacular performances, and entertaining club routines complete a portrait of transgender lives rediscovered and redeemed. Auckland: Mon 2 Jun (QB), 3.25pm Wellington: Mon 9 Jun, 8.30pm KUMU HINA Dir: Dean Hamer   
Disclaimer:This page displays a version of the article with all formatting and images removed. It was harvested automatically and some text content may not have been fully captured correctly: access this content at your own risk. A copy of the full article is available (off-line) at the Lesbian and Gay Archives of New Zealand. This online version is provided for personal research and review and does not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of If you have queries or concerns about this article please email us
Reproduction note:Just before closed in May 2017, the website owners wrote this article about reproducing content from the website: "our work has always been available for glbti people to use and all we ask is that you not plagiarise it... if you use it anywhere please attribute it to and where there is an authors name attached please acknowledge that writer."