Still Black: a Portrait of Black Transmen

© Black Movie 2010, Genève
Genre : Biography
Type : Documentary
Column : Cinema/tv
Year of production : 2008
Format : Feature

Six intimate conversations with black transmen (women transformed into men) of different age groups and milieus. They talk freely about their experiences of transformation and their lives afterwards. Filmed in a graphic black and white, these artists, students, husbands, fathers, lawyers and teachers offer a complex and multifaceted image of trans, and black, identity. The testimonies offer a healthy kick in the pants to the prejudices and clichés around transsexuality.

Dir: Kortney Ryan Ziegler
2008, 77', beta sp, Fr. / Engl. subtitles

Genre: Testimonies

Tags: Race, sexuality, trans, gender, identity

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2010 | Black Movie, Geneva | 12>21 february 2010 |
* SECTION: Bad Sort ("queer" films)
First Screening


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