Still from "Lee and Wanda" - Lee and Wande are posting with blue feathers indoors with a Chagall poster in the background

Shorts: Real and Spectacular

Inside Out 2019

From trans trailblazers to intersex activists to gay porn starts to a pair of elderly lesbian entertainers, this program highlights a few of the very real and very spectacular members of our communities.

This program has 6 films.

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Framing Agnes
In the late 1950s, a woman named Agnes approached the UCLA Medical Center seeking sex reassignment surgery. Her story was long considered to be singular until never-before-seen case files were found in 2017.

Battle Cry
At the longest-running queer theatre in the world, Toronto’s most cerebral drag queen, Pearle Harbour, prepares to take the stage for her new show, Battle Cry.

A Normal Girl
A Normal Girl brings to light the widely unknown struggles of intersex people, through the story of intersex activist Pidgeon Pagonis.

Rick
Rick is gay and deaf and a porn star.

How to Make a Rainbow
How to Make a Rainbow observes a young girl and her mother over two years as they journey through the realities of a parent in transition.

Lee & Wanda
This touching portrait of two lesbian entertainers, together for almost 60 years, looks back at a lifetime of performing.