Film/TV

Movies about intersex people and issues.

Phoebe Hart’s “Orchids: My Intersex Adventure” comes to Sydney

Phoebe Hart’s “Orchids: My Intersex Adventure” comes to Sydney

BRISBANE documentary-maker Phoebe Hart’s long-awaited film Orchids: My Intersex Adventure will show in Sydney on Wednesday 23rd February 2011 at 7pm at the Dendy cinema in Newtown. Orchids is being shown as part of the 2011 New Mardi Gras Film Festival, Sydney’s premier event for film-goers wishing to see features and documentaries made on LGBTQI-related…
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Conversations with Richard Fidler: Phoebe Hart

Conversations with Richard Fidler: Phoebe Hart

This is a terrific in-depth interview with Australian documentary filmmaker Pheoebe Hart. ABC interview: Documentary filmmaker Phoebe Hart has a condition called AIS – Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome; a woman with male chromosomes, which means she’s part male and part female. When her mother finally revealed the full truth about her condition Phoebe was intially shocked,…
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Brisbane Times: “Coming to grips with an intersex adventure “

Brisbane Times: “Coming to grips with an intersex adventure “

The Brisbane Times reports on Phoebe Hart’s road trip documentary: When someone, somewhere said Lady Gaga was a hermaphrodite, the world went wild. Curiosity mingled with disbelief, offended outrage countered by jubilant relief, it wasn’t long before the speculation overtook the pursuit of the ‘truth’. But for Brisbane filmmaker Phoebe Hart, the maelstrom helped her…
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Orchids, my intersex adventure, by Phoebe Hart

Orchids, my intersex adventure, by Phoebe Hart

Phoebe Hart’s autobiographical documentary is highly recommended. Documentary filmmaker, Phoebe Hart, comes clean on her journey of self-discovery to embrace her future and reconcile the past shame and family secrecy surrounding her intersex condition. Despite her mother’s outright refusal to be in the film, Phoebe decides she must push on with her quest to resolve…
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First Hollywood bio about an intersex person, Lili Elbe

First Hollywood bio about an intersex person, Lili Elbe

Late last year it was widely reported that Nicole Kidman and Charlize Theron are to star in a fictionalised though somewhat biographical feature film, about Lili Elbe née Einar Wegener. She was the first publicly known intersex person. The film is The Danish Girl, based on the novel of the same name by US author…
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