Skip to main content



83 mins


AMC Kabuki 8
May 15, 2018 8:50 pm Not Available


Celebrating a new wave of provocative voices, this year’s OUT/HERE takes a trip around the globe. From a cemetery in Daly City, to the streets of Pakistan, this collection of portraits gives you snapshots of daily life from the diverse LGBTQ community.

Co-Presented by: API Equality Northern California, Frameline, Human Rights Campaign, Queer Women Of Color Media Arts Project

In This Program

  1. Decoding DarkMatter

    Crystal Waterton / Shorts / USA / 2017 / Documentary, Short / 22 mins
    Just like how dark matter can only be understood by the way it impacts the gravity of surrounding objects, the Indian American poetry duo of the same name aspire to do something just like it. Directed by Crystal Waterton, DECODING DARKMATTER follows poets, Janani and Alok on their mission to breakdown boundaries and express the undiscussed realities experienced by the transgender and non-binary community.

  2. Grandmother and Me

    Kat Cole / Shorts / USA / 2017 / Documentary, Experimental, Short / 7 mins
    When love for someone necessitates and facilitates a facade, what is it exactly that one must do? In a moving letter addressed to her husband’s late grandmother, Kat Cole expresses her quiet longing for acceptance and her husband Del’s internal struggle with having to keep both his worlds separate.

  3. KHOL/Open

    Faroukh Virani / Shorts / USA / 2018 / Narrative Fiction, Short / 12 mins
    When Vijay comes back home to his sister and mother after a decade to attend his estranged father’s funeral service, rather than getting the closure he seeks, he realizes that sometimes life brings you to unforeseen openings instead.

  4. Limboland

    Melanie Ramos / Shorts / USA / 2017 / Narrative Fiction, Short / 18 mins
    What happens when a daughter and her estranged father come together in search for the missing body of the family’s matriarch on the day of her funeral? Directed by Melanie Ramos, LIMBOLAND is sure to make you laugh and realize that at the end of the day, everyone gets caught up in their own version of limbo.

  5. Maybe

    Kat Cole / Shorts / USA / 2017 / Narrative Fiction, Short / 10 mins
    A beautiful ode to growing up and self-exploration in Hawaii, MAYBE explores a teenager’s coming of age as she comes to terms with her sexuality, which clashes with her mother’s religious values.

  6. Rani

    Hammad Rizvi / Shorts / Pakistan, USA / 2018 / Narrative Fiction, Short / 14 mins
    Rani, a transgender woman and toy vendor living in the tough streets of Karachi, must fight against hardships and violence to keep the right to be the mother to an orphaned child she has grown to love.

Dates & Times


AMC Kabuki 8
May 15, 2018 8:50 pm Not Available