Bodies that provoke, challenge, transgress and uplift - 8 shorts that push the perception of the skin we live in. Narrative film, documentary and high-camp pop each tell a story of a body in life and motion. Radical and emancipatory, these shorts explore the various ways in which the body gets politicised, with challenging, playful, and rallying gusto.
dir Camille Ducellier / France 2016 / 12'00
A moving depiction of a radical couple and their pursuit of a new world.
dir Briana Blades, Kristin Kent / Canada 2014 / 5'39
Genderqueer journalist, activist and punk Jess knows the body is always political.
To Bed with Francisco
dir Francisco Sfeir / Argentina 2014 / 7'00
A defiant portrait of an empowered trans gay man fully owning his sexuality as a 'trans fat faggot without a dick'.
dir Carolina Queiroz / Brazil 2016 / 26'00
Beautifully filmed personal polemic of an exuberant and challenging performer.
DENIM - DENIM (The Music Video)
dir Matthew Hammett Knott / United Kingdom 2016 / 5'06
Uplifting music video: Imagine Girls Aloud with higher energy and better make up.
dir Márcia Bellotti / Brazil 2014 / 5'00
Visually complex compelling examination of a women's bound body.
Stormy Leather - The Naked Girl of Burlesque
dir Alexandre Degardin/ France 2013 / 8'30
A gorgeous look at boundary pushing burlesque, with added Cylons.
dir Faye Carr-Wilson / United Kingdom 2016 / 5'40
A unique performer embodies the transformative powerment of drag.