Film/TV

Movies about intersex people and issues.

Celebrating intersex firsts on TV

Amanda Saenz and Bailey De young

The MTV series “Faking It” is smashing records when it comes to intersex representation in the media. Historically, fictional TV and film representations have typically presented intersex people as either murderers, medical dilemmas or a prop for malicious rumours. Accurate and positive representations are rare, so Faking It marks a very significant shift, and we’d…
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Movie: ‘Both’ by Lisset Barcellos available on Vimeo

Both (2005)

The movie “Both” (2005) by filmmaker Lisset Barcellos is well worth watching, and the full length movie is now available on Vimeo. Haunted by memories of her long-dead brother, a stunt double living in San Francisco discovers her sexual identity is a tissue of lies created by her parents and doctors. 86 minutes. Important: this…
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Movie: XXXY (2000)

XXXY is a short, 13 minute movie by Porter Gale and Laleh Soomekh, then students at Stanford University Department of Art and Art History, and released in 2000. The full movie can be watched via Vimeo.
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Intersexion returns: 24 February (Syd), 17 March (Mel)

Intersexion returns: 24 February (Syd), 17 March (Mel)

Intersexion returns for a screening at Dendy Newtown as part of the Mardi Gras Film Festival on Sunday 24 February at 5pm, and a first screening in Melbourne at the ACMI Studio as part of the Melbourne Queer Film Festival on Sunday 17 March at 12pm. The two previous public screenings in Sydney have both…
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“Intersexion” Sydney screening and Q&A with Mani Mitchell

Intersexion screened at the Red Rattler Theatre last Tuesday to a capacity crowd. We’d like to extend our thanks to our screening partners, the venue, and the amazing Mani Mitchell for the ability to show the movie, and for the Q&A session afterwards.