One year after trans activist Courtney Demone posted her transition photos on social media and started the viral campaign #DoIHaveBoobsNow, she revisits the global conversation she catalyzed on social media censorship policies and the sexualization of feminine bodies, and reflects on the impacts of being thrust into the critical spotlight as a visible trans activist and queer feminist.
Screening with: Transmilitary
Milena Salazar is a Costa Rican filmmaker based in Vancouver, BC. Her short documentaries Mars Barb (2015) and Do I Have Boobs Now? (2017) have screened in festivals across the globe. She is regular contributor for the CBC Arts TV show Exhibitionists. A fellow of the 2016 Hot Docs documentary Channel Doc Accelerator program and the 2017 RIDM Talent Lab, Milena is currently developing new projects in Vancouver and her hometown of San Jos√©, Costa Rica.
Joella Cabalu is a Filipino-Canadian Vancouver-based documentary filmmaker. In June 2015, Cabalu delivered her first broadcast documentary It Runs in the Family as a producer, director and writer. In 2016, the film premiered at the Reelout Queer Film and Video Festival in Ontario and screened in major markets in the United States including San Francisco and New York, winning Audience Choice Awards at the Seattle Asian American Film Festival and the Vancouver Queer Film Festival.