Desire Lines

Jules Rosskam

Jules Rosskam



United States


Feature film




1 h 21 mins

Previous Festivals/Awards

Official Selection, 2024 Sundance Film Festival


International Showcase


Experimental, Gay, Non-Binary, RE:Focus, Sexy, Trans


Theo Germaine, Aden Hakimi

Past and present collide as an Iranian American trans man time-travels through an LGBTQ+ archive on a dizzying quest to unravel his own sexual desires. Director Jules Rosskam blends reality and imagination to bring to life a documentary like no other. Through an erotic and caring lens, Rosskam delves into an exploration of transmasculine sexuality throughout history. Lead performers Theo Germaine and Aden Hakimi’s undeniable chemistry leaps off the screen, adding a new layer to this already enriching story. Desire Lines is an awe-inspiring journey through trans history that deserves to be preserved.

Toronto Premiere

May 25, 2024 9:15 pm
TIFF Lightbox 2
350 King Street West
Toronto ON

Digital Screening Available May 26

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*Please note, Inside Out digital screenings are GEO-BLOCKED to ONTARIO, you must be in Ontario to access digital programming.


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