By: Luigi Storto – Teramo, Italy
Description: Naleena is an Indian transgender and according the culture of her country she belongs to the so-called “third sex,” neither man nor woman.
As an offering to the Goddess Kali, Indian transgenders, called Hijras, undergo the ritual emasculation, carried out in secret and without anesthesia by the Thaaiamma, a kind of sacred midwife.
Traditionally considered sacred beings because daughters and priestesses of Kali, nowadays Hijras live like outcasts, even at a lower level than the caste of Pariah, and to survive the majority of them is forced to beg and sex work.
By: Chris White
Category: Feature Film
Description: They made a Bill Murray movie without Bill Murray. What could possibly go wrong?
By: Geoffrey Gunn
Category: South Carolina, Local
Description: When the managers of the Ellington learn their classic movie theater is closing to make way for a new megaplex, they come up with a plan to shut the Ellington down in style.
By: Micah Taylor
Category: Short Film
Description:In a haunting southern town, a new police officer is tasked with informing a young woman of her husband’s grisly murder, but battles with his own convictions when he becomes suspicious the widow might have played a role in her husband’s death.