Girls Will Be Boys

Directed by Various

To accompany BOYS DON’T CRY, a programme of shorts by women exploring gender and sexual identification. In SOME GROUND TO STAND ON (US 1998, 35m) Joyce Warshaw’s documentary reveals the world of Blue Lunden, a lesbian/feminist peace activist run out of 1950s New Orleans for wearing men’s. CAST (Sarah Pucill, UK 1999, 18m) is a more poetic exploration of transitional identity and desire. In Mandrika Rupa’s NAYA ZAMANA (New Zealand 1996, 10m). Seems that Shobhanam’s intended is not exactly what her traditional Indian Auntie expected; The girls take the toys from the boys in IMPACT ZONE (Kuhne & Constantinou, US 1996, 10m), a high octane, overdrive flick of ‘hot wheels, hot girls, hot cars…’

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