Translations: Seattle Transgender Film Festival is not only a groundbreaking film festival that provides the Pacific Northwest with a venue for films by, for, and about transgender people and the issues facing the transgender community, but one of only a few transgender film festivals in the world. The goal of the event is to place emphasis on visibility and positive representations.
Interview with Sam Berliner:
Matthew Toffolo: What is your Film Festival succeeding at doing for filmmakers?
Sam Berliner: Translations creates an opportunity for transgender and gender-non-conforming stories to be embraced and shared with the Seattle community. It is one of only a handful of transgender film festivals in the world and I am honored to have this platform to honor and celebrate our filmmakers and their work.
Matthew: What would you expect to experience if you attend the festival this year (2016)?
Sam: The 2016 edition of Translations:…
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