Joan

2010
4.0'
CA
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Synopsis

An animated music video that confronts the viewer with the violence trans people face in their daily lives. Featuring portraits of digitally drawn gender queers from around the world, as well as a few famous faces from Canada, the video recognizes with deliberate naiveté the difficulty of surviving oppressive conditions. The love song, “an anthem against transphobia, reminds us that through supporting one another we are not alone.” A spoken epilogue is added with the voice of a Welsh trans woman talking about her experience of being alone amid an omnipresent threat of violence.