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Gendernauts - Eine Reise durch die Geschlechter

90 min.
Year of Production:
Sandy Stone
Susan Stryker
Max Wolf Valerio
Texas Tomboy
Production Company:
Hyena Films (Hamburg) in Co-Produktion mit: Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR) (Köln), Arte Deutschland TV GmbH (Baden-Baden)
Teddy Awards:
Teddy Jury Award
Special Teddy Award

GENDERNAUTS explores transgenderism. San Francisco at the beginning of the new millennium: gender benders and sexual cyborgs make use of new technologies to change their bodies. Identification as male or female is brought into question.

BIOGRAFIE Monika Treut

Born in Mönchengladbach, Germany in 1954, she completed a PhD in literature at Marburg in 1984. She began working with video in 1976 and founded Hyena Films with Elfi Mikesch in 1984. Her feature and documentary films have shaped Queer Cinema for over 35 years. The love story Seduction: The Cruel Woman, the sex melodrama Virgin Machine and the comedy My Father is Coming were followed by a series of documentaries including the multi-award-winning trans-futuristic Gendernauts. Her films have featured at the Berlinale 13 times already; in 2017, she received the TEDDY AWARD for her lifetime achievement. She also teaches at universities in California and New York and, since 2018, has been Deputy Professor of Media at the University of Hildesheim.

FILMOGRAFIE Monika Treut (selection)

2021 Genderation  2016 Zona Norte  2014 Von Mädchen und Pferden  2012 Das Rohe und das Gekochte  2009 Ghosted  2009 Ghosted (ai-mei)  2005 Den Tigerfrauen wachsen Flügel   2001 Kriegerin des Lichts  1999 Gendernauts - Eine Reise durch die Geschlechter   1998 Didn't Do It For Love  1992 Max  1992 Dr. Paglia  1992 Female Misbehavior  1991 My Father Is Coming  1989 Annie  1988 Die Jungfrauenmaschine  1985 Verführung: Die grausame Frau 

Sandy Stone in an excerpt from "GENDERNAUTS
SPECIAL TEDDY AWARD goes to Monika Treut

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