2017 / 82 min. / NR
Director: Damon Cardasis
Cast: Indya Moore, Mj Rodriguez, Margot Bingham

CTFF 2018: Queer & Here – SATURDAY CHURCH

CTFF and Pride presents a night of filmic exploration of the BIPOC trans experience. With short films illuminating trans lives and the after-effects of the Pulse nightclub murders, followed by the phenomenal ‘Saturday Church’ – what may be the first big-budget trans coming-of-age musical you’ve ever seen. Join us as we share stories, share space and come together as a community to support those of us on the fringe.

*EARLY BIRD Ticket Sales End August 20th!

Featured Screening:

SATURDAY CHURCH directed by Damon Cardasis

Runtime: 01:26:31 min [ watch trailer ]

Ulysses is a shy and effeminate boy who finds himself coping with new responsibilities as man of the house after the death of his father. Living alongside his mother, younger brother, and conservative aunt, Ulysses is also struggling with questions about his gender identity. He finds an escape by creating a world of fantasy filled with dance and music. Ulysses’ journey takes a turn for the better when he finds a vibrant transgender community.

Featured Short Films:

PASSING directed by Lucah Rosenberg-Lee, J. Mitchel Reed

Runtime: 21 min [ watch trailer ]

Three men of color have undergone gender transition from female to male. The film explores what life is like living as a black man, when no one knows you are transgender and how each of them perceives their own journey with gender after many years of being interacted with by the world as a biological man.

ANOCHE directed by Irvin Castro, Nico Fernández

Runtime: 15 min [ watch trailer ]

A short film exploring the effect of the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in 2016

Upcoming Screenings:


None Currently Scheduled