QTPOC: A Family Portrait

A selection of some of the best short films from around the world telling stories about queer and trans people of colour.

Nazmia Jamal

Fashion Girls

Garoas de Modas

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  • Director Tuca Siqueira
  • Brazil 2013
  • 19 min

A group of gay men and transwomen talk about their lives and their dance troupe.

Mamis: A Family Portrait

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  • Director Virginia Fuentes
  • UK-Cuba-Spain 2013
  • 20 min

A look at two generations of lesbian couples and their families in Cuba.

Performing Girl

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  • Director Crescent Diamond
  • USA 2013
  • 25 min

Award-winning documentary about D’Lo, a queer trans Sri Lankan performer and their family.

The Worlds of Bernice Bing

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  • Director Madeleine Lim
  • USA 2013
  • 34 min

Fascinating look at Beat-era Chinese American artist Bing who was also an activist and dashing lesbian.

The Heart’s Mouth

  • Director Erica Cho
  • USA 2013
  • 3 min

An encounter between two handsome youths set to the voice of Nat King Cole.

Total running time 101 min