May 6 – 16, 2021

The Butterfly


Kota Ishijima spent most of her life hiding from who she is. Finding the strength to live that truth drove a wedge between her and her family. Now a decade into that decision, her life comes full circle as she awaits the birth of her first grandchild.

This short film precedes the feature Disclosure: Trans Lives on Screen

  • year 2019
  • rating MT
  • runtime 11
  • director Shiho Fukada
  • country Japan
  • Genre DocumentaryShort
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