XANH THE MOVIE

Content warnings: partial nudity, drug usage, family conflict, gender dysphoria

Synopsis
XANH is a short-film that explores clothing as a form of liberation. Xanh’s (they/them) mother is a seamstress who polices Xanh’s gender presentation through the creation of feminine clothes. As their mom continuously criticizes their wardrobe, Xanh experiences nightmares that pushes them to search for peace within.

Director | Screenwriter
Sal Tran

Producers
Tracy Nguyen & Xanh Tran

Assistant Director
Alex Lee

Director of Photography
Melinda James
 

XANH HAS BEEN FEATURED AT

 
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2019
Queer & Trans Asian Screening @ USC
Queer & Trans Asian Short Film Screening @ VSCO
5th Annual Queer Film Festival @ Santa Clara University
Toronto 519 Trans Film Fest

 
2018
13th Annual Seattle Trans Film Festival: Translations
Queer & Trans Asian Short Film Screening @ NYC Project Robot
Kearny Street Workshop: APAture Re:Place Film Screening
QTPOC Hurting & Healing Films by Sal Tran @ Pomona College
Guard(en) DC Queer Artist Showcase @ Anacostia Arts Center
QTViet Showcase: Thriving Diaspora, Living Beyond the Binary @ La Pena Cultural Center
NQAPIA National Conference LGBTQ API Film Screening
WOKE digital film screening

 
2017
San Francisco Trans Film Festival @ Roxie Theater
 
 
 

Behind the scenes