Gossamer Folds

Lisa Donato

Lisa Donato

Director

Country

United States

Format

Feature film

Year

2020

Duration

1 h 37 mins

Previous Festivals/Awards

Stream

International Showcase

Interests

Black, RE:Focus, Trans, Youth

Two Kansas City neighbours forge an unlikely but charming friendship in Gossamer Folds, the feature film debut by Lisa Donato, who penned the Inside Out 2017 hit, Signature Move.

It’s 1986 and Gossamer (a luminous Alexandra Grey from Transparent) is a Black trans woman with big plans.Living with her father in a sleepy suburb, she designs costumes for a drag club in the city, but dreams of becoming a designer in New York. When Tate—a precocious ten-year-old obsessed with looking up new words in the dictionary—and his troubled and soon to-be-divorced parents move in next door to her, Gossamer recognizes a kindred spirit and steps up to befriend the lonely young boy.

With a beautiful script, nuanced performances, and a delightfully nostalgic 80s pop soundtrack, Gossamer Folds reveals the sweet story of an unlikely but powerful bond.

Oct 1st, Noon to Oct 11th, 11:59 PM (ET)
Online

Last Summer with Uncle Ira

Katie Ennis

Katie Ennis

Director

Gary Jaffe

Gary Jaffe

Director

Country

United States

Year

2020

Duration

13 mins

Interests

Gay, HIV / AIDS, RE:Focus

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