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Locked In + Not Acceptable + That's My Boy

  • De Balie, Filmzaal Kleine-Gartmanplantsoen Amsterdam, NH, 1017 Netherlands (map)

16.00 | Locked In Not Acceptable + That’s My Boy


Locked In

Allan McDonald

This documentary showcases the lives of transgender Muslims who share their narratives in a South African context. They struggle with multiple levels of discrimination due to the social and religious stigma that is accelerated by orthodox and extremist interpretations of Islamic texts.

Country: South Africa
Year: 2016
Duration: 52 min
Genre: Documentary
Language: English, Xhosa
Subtitles: No subtitles



Not Acceptable

Saman Haghighivand

A daydreaming trans-boy is put under pressure by his family, resulting in his rejection. The film highlights the difficulties that transgender youth face in families that fail to accept the diversity of gender identities.

Country: Iran
Year: 2017
Duration: 2 min
Genre: Drama, Short
Language: Silent
Subtitles: English, Persian


That's My Boy

Akhil Sathyan

That’s My Boy is a documentary on identity, self-acceptance and feeling at ease with your own body. It portrays the successful and remarkable life of Sonu, formerly known as Sonia, who chose to follow his heart in spite of family pressures and now works to create awareness of trans issues in India.

Country: India
Year: 2016
Duration: 24 min
Genre: Documentary, Short
Language: English, Malayalam
Subtitles: English

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