The Transcenders

An eclectic collection of short films which share a theme of resilience against the odds and pure, joyous defiance.

Jay Bernard

Sticks and Stones: Bambi Lake

Director Silas Howard
USA 2014
16 mins

A profile of Bambi Lake, former Cockette, punk, stripper and songwriter.


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Producer Igor Coric, Sheldon Lieberman
Australia 2013
3 mins

Teagan has come to love her body.


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Director Lucas Helth Postma
Denmark 2014
16 mins

When will a mother finally see who her child is?


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Director Anna Stypko
USA 2013
6 mins

A delightful eccentric has a haircut that transcends age and gender expectations.

Push Me

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Director Tove Pils
Sweden 2010-14
25 mins

Eager for new adventures, best friends Siri and Lee explore the sensual world of BDSM.

I Am: The Transcender

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Director Nicola Desouza
India-Nepal 2014
2 mins

Bhumika Shrestha, Nepal’s first trans politician, sends a message to the world.

The Golden Age of Hustlers

The Golden Age of Hustlers

Director Silas Howard, Erin Greenwell
USA 2014
5 mins

Justin Vivian Bond sings a beautiful song by Bambi Lake, celebrating the hustlers of yesterday.

Total running time 73 mins