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Germany | 2021 | 88 min. | V / G


Germany | 2021 | 88 min. | V / G


In 1999, the groundbreaking documentary “Gendernauts” by German director Monika Treut hit the screens – one of the first films to capture the transgender movement and life in San Francisco. Twenty years later, the director returns to the city to visit her documentary characters to find out what has changed and how they are doing today. Growing urban gentrification, global warming, the sharpening of identity issues during the Trump presidency, and aging in America. Exposed to these challenges, some have already left San Francisco in search of new horizons, while others are still trying to maintain and continue to create queer spaces. “Genderation“ is a meeting with sharp, courageous and witty gender visionaries.

The festival features both films by director Monika Treut, which capture the same people twenty years apart – “Gendernauts“ (1999) and “Genderation“ (2021).


SUBTITLES: Lithuanian, English



Berlinale 2021

Inside Out LGBT Film Festival 2021

Presented by

Director: Monika Treut

Cinematography: Elfi Mikesch, Robert Falckenberg, Nola Anwar, Monika Treut

Editing: Angela Christlieb, Margot Neubert-Maric

Producer: Monika Treut

Monika Treut


2021 – Genderation
2016 – Zona Norte
2014 – Von Mädchen und Pferden
2012 – Das Rohe und das Gekochte
2009 – Ghosted
2005 – Den Tigerfrauen wachsen Flügel
2004 – Jump Cut: A Travel Diary
2004 – Axensprung
2001 – Kriegerin des Lichts
1999 – Gendernauts
1997 – Didn't Do It for Love
1996 – Danske piger viser alt
1992 – Female Misbehavior
1991 – My Father Is Coming
1988 – Die Jungfrauenmaschine
1985 – Verführung: Die grausame Frau

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