FILMOGRAPHY & CV
2018 Disclosure: Trans Lives On Screen, Director/Producer
2015 Kelby, Fassine Official Music Video, Producer
2014 Kate Bornstein is a Queer & Pleasant Danger, Director/Producer
2012 When the Dust Settles, Director/Producer
2011 House Devil, Street Angel, Producer
2010 Billy, a portrait of a dancer, Director/Producer
2010 This All Happened Already, Director/Producer
2009 against a trans narrative, Producer
2009 No More Lies, Director/Producer
2007 F. Scott Fitzgerald Slept Here, Producer
2006 Boy I Am, Director/Producer
2016 Out Run, Community Engagement Strategist, a feature by Leo Chang and Johnny Symons
2015 Care, Social Media Strategist, a feature by Deirdre Fischel
2012 My Best Day, First Assistant Camera, a feature by Erin Greenwell
2011 The Rink, Camera, Camera, a feature by Sarah Friedland
2009 Traverse City, Editor, a web series by Mickey Mahoney
2008 Riot Acts, Camera, a feature by Madsen Minax
2007 F. Scott Fitzgerald Slept Here, Editor, a short by Jules Rosskam
2006 For the Love of Dolly, Assistant Editor, a feature by Tai Uhlmann
2006 Lover Other, Production Assistant, a feature by by Barbara Hammer
2004 Beyond Good and Evil, Media, Children and Violent Times, Associate Producer a feature by C. Sun
2003 Ancient Creature of the Deep, Archival Research, a feature by Celia Lowenstein
2015 Best Feature, TranScreen Film Festvial
2015 Best Feature, Identities Film Festvial
2015 James Aronson Award For Social Justice Journalism, Hunter College
2014 One of the top ten LGBT Documentaries of 2014, The Advocate
2014 Favorite Film Audience Award, Beacon Independent Film Festival
2014 Best Feature Documentary Audience Award, Trans|Lations Film Festival
2014 Jury’s Special Commendation, Gaze Film Festival
2006 Best Documentary Feature Award, Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
2013 The Jerome Foundation Grant.
2013 REF Excellence In Film Making Grant.
2013 MacDowell Artist Residency- Catherine Boettcher Fellow 2013/2014.
2013 Yadoo Artist Residency.
2013 Starry Night Retreat Artist Residency.
2012 PSC CUNY Professional Development Grant.
2011 Frameline Completion Fund, Grant Recipient.
2010 Hunter College, Integrated Media Arts Program, Department of Film and Media, Tech Fellow.
2009 Crossroads Foundation, Grant Recipient.
2008 Funding Exchange Paul Robeson Grant.
2008 Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice Grant.
2008 Illinois Arts Council Grant.
2008 The Community Arts Assistance Program Grant.
2007 Columbia College Chicago, Fellow, Institute for the Study of Women and Gender in the Arts & Media.
2006 Curve Magazine, “10 Must-See Gender Documentaries. ”
SELECTED LECTURES AND PANELS
2016 Moderator, Being Transparent, Translations, Seattle’s Transgender Film Festival, Seattle, WA
2016 Trans/Gender Tipping Point? Gender Variance from Tangerine to Transparent, USC, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Kate Bornstein is, Panel Discussion and Screening, CLAGS, New York, NY
2015 Kate Bornstein is, Panel Discussion and Screening, New Jersey College, NJ
2015 Guest Lecture, Critical Concerns in Trans Activism, Bridgewater State University, Massachusetts
2015 Kate Bornstein is, Panel Discussion and Screening, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
2015 Kate Bornstein is, Panel Discussion and Screening, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA
2015 Kate Bornstein is, Panel Discussion and Screening, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
2014 Guest Lecture, Queer Theory and Sociology of Sex , University of Milwaukee, WI
2014 Guest Lecture, Introduction to Critical Sexualities Studies, Rutger University, New Brunswick, NJ
2013 Guest Speaker, Transgender Awareness Week, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
2012 Guest Lecture, Typecasting, Hunter College, New York, NY
2011 Guest Lecture, LGBTQ Pride Week Screening, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
2011 Guest Lecturer, Weird Science, New York City College of Technology, New York, NY
2010 Towards a Trans and Genderqueer Inclusive Feminism, National NOW Conference, Boston, MA.
2009 Keynote Speaker, Trans Action Week, University of California Davis, Davis, CA
2008 Queertopia: Film Panel + Talk Back, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
2008 Boy I Am: Screening and Discussion, St. Mary’s College, Moraga, CCA
2008 Gender Fusion: Naming Desire and Identity in Media, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
2008 Boy I Am: Screening and Discussion, Drew University, Madison, NJ
2008 Boy I Am: Screening and Discussion, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR
2008 Boy I Am: Screening and Discussion, University of Maryland, College Park, VA
2007 Trans Panel Debate, Miami LGBT Film Festival, Miami, FL
2006 Masculinity in the Lesbian Community, NewFest LGBT Film Festival, New York, NY
Feminism and Gender Identity, Reeling Film Festival, Chicago, IL
Cultural Images in the Media, New York University, New York, NY
SELECTED MUSEUM AND BROADCAST SCREENINGS
2015 Hammer Museum, Los Angelos, CA
2014 Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, NY
2014 Space Gallery, Portland, ME
2012 MOMA-PS1, New York, NY
2007 National Museum for Women, Washington, DC
2007 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
SELECTED LIBRARY COLLECTIONS
- Corvalis-Benton Public Library
- Library Bound, California
- San Francisco Public Library
- Anchorage Municipal Library
- Action Library Media Services
- Ocean County Public Library
- Rochester Public Library
REFINERY29, Filmmaker Sam Feder On Why Representation Of Transgender Lives In Film Matters
Jump Cut Magazine, Does Visibility Equal Progress? A conversation on Trans Activist Media,
The Advocate , “10 Best LGBT Documentaries of 2104”
Indiewire, “Must See Films from the 2014 festival circuit”
Windy City Media Group, Film Review
UChicagoNews, Film Review,
Planet London, Film Review
Crispy Sharp Film, Film Review
“Beyond Transition: Documentaries Capture Rich, Complex Transgender Lives,” The Huffington Post.
“How You Can Help a Film about Kate Bornstein,” The Village Voice.
Interview with Filmmaker Sam Feder, Bodies of Work.
“Kate Bornstein is a Queer & Pleasant Danger” Needs Your Support, Velvet Park.
Interview with Sam Feder, FRINGE! Gay Film Fest.
This Week Belong To Sam Feder, Velvet Park.
Interview: Sam Feder, Director of “Kate Bornstein is a Queer & Pleasant Danger,” Queerie Bradshaw, Frisky Feminist & PoltiQueers.
Kate Bornstein is a Queer & Pleasant Danger: THE MOVIE!, Twisted Peppermint.
“Films for the Feminist Classroom,” SIGNS: Journal of Women in Culture and Society.
Interview with Sam Feder, Diana Cage, OutQ, Sirius Satellite.
“Boy I Am,” Lesley Kartali, Feminist Review.
“Boy I Am,” Monique Threatt, Educational Media Review.
At Gay Fest, “The Journeys Are the Destination,” Erin Meister, The Boston Globe.
“Bois to Men,” Sarah Sundberg, Nerve.com.
“Trans-Gression,”Anna Pulley, Dramanonoumous.com.
“TransNation: 2006 in Review,” Jacob Anderson-Minshall, The Windy City Times.
“Bye, Bye Boobies,” Tricia Romano, The Village Voice.
“His or Hers?,” Greg Marzullo, Houston Voice, The Washington Blade.
“Peeling the Celluloid Gender Onion,” MSJCPage, Los Angelos Blade.
“The Best Queer Cinema on the Planet: Frameline Turns 30,” Erica Marcus, SF Bay Times.
“Boy I Am: Review,” Robert Koehler, Variety.com.
“Hundreds of Queer Films,” Brian McCormick, Gay City News.
“Finding the Femme Within,” Malinda Lo, AfterEllen.com.
“Interview with Sam Feder,” Ann Northrop and Andy Humm, GAY USA.
“Interview with Sam Feder,” The Fringe, KDVS 90.3 FM.
“Interview with Sam Feder,” Chicago Land TV.
SELECTED FESTIVAL SCREENINGS
- complete screening list here
- BFI Flare, London England
- Translations, Seattle Washington
- QDoc, Portland, Oregon
- InsideOut, Toronto, Canada
- Gallery 1C03, Canada
- Calgary Fairytales Queer Film Festival, Canada
- Reel Dialogue, New York City
- Subversive Film Festival, New York City
- Stitching Transmen, Germany
- Uberculture Collective, Canada
- CineSLAM, Vermont
- Denver International Film Festival, Colorado
- QueerDocFest, Portland
- Feminist Fightback Film Nights, England
- Cinema Politica, Canada
- Jane Adams Hull House, Sex+++ Documentary Film Series, Illinois
- Bristol Queer Café, England
- identiT Trans Film Festival, France
- Connecticut GLBT Film Festival, Connecticut
- Pittsburg International LGBT Film Festival, Pennsylvania
- Florida Film Festival, Florida
- Bent Lens Cinema, Colorado
- Southwest GLBT Film Festival, Texas
- Reel Pride Michigan LGBT Film Festival, Michigan
- Palm Springs LGBT Film Festival, Florida
- Miami Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, Florida
- Out on Film, Georgia
- Pink Apple, Gay Lesbian Film Festival, Switzerland
- London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, England
- Transgender Film Festival, Netherlands
- Hamburg Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Germany
- Pink Screens, Brussels LGBT Film Festival, Belgium
- GenderBender, Bologna LGBT Film Festival, Italy
- Breckenridge Film Festival, Colorado
- Philadelphia International GLBT Film Festival, Pennsylvania
- NewFest, LGBT Film Festival, New York City
- Framelline, International LGBT Film Festival, San Francisco
- Outfest, GLBT Film Festival, Los Angeles
- MIX/Brasil, LGBT Film Festival, Brasil
- Queerscreen, Australia
- Image-Nation, Montreal LGBT Film Festival, Canada
SELECTED UNIVERSITY SCREENINGS
- University of Milwaukee
- Tulane University
- Hunter College
- Rutgers University
- Drew University
- University of Southern California
- Georgetown University
- UC Santa Cruz
- Stanford University
- Grinnell College
- Greenfield Community College
- College of Santa Rosa
- Bard College
- Cornell University
- Penn State University
- University of Texas
- UC Davis
- UC Riverside
- Montclair State University
- Clark University
- SUNY Brockport
- Brandon University
- University of Oklahoma
- Northeastern University
- Purdue University
- Oregon State University
- University of Calgary
- Harvard University
- Dartmouth College
- University of Vermont
- University of Alberta
- Wayne State University
- University of South Florida
- University of Arizona
- University of Winnipeg
- University of Washington
- Skidmore College
- Winona State Univerity
- Concordia University
- Bryn Mawr College
- Scripps College
- Wellesley College
- SUNY Purchase
- Brandeis University
- Sarah Lawrence College
- Middlebury College
- Simmons College
- US Santa Barbara
- Brooklyn College
- UC Los Angeles
- College of New Jersey
- SUNY Oswego
- Spellman College
- Texas State University
- College of William and Mary
- Loyola University
- Wesleyan College
- Kent State University
- Lewis and Clark College
- Temple University
- San Francisco State University
- Northwestern University
- University of Delaware
- Bennington College
- Bates College
- Ithaca College
- Simon Fraser University