Tom / Trans / Thai (2011) [Excerpt]
by Jai Arun Ravine
This short experimental film approaches the subject of female-to-male (FTM) transgender identity in the Thai context by addressing tom and trans-masculine identities among Thai and Thai American people and the transnational relationships between gender and language.
For more information about this project, or to request a copy of the complete film on DVD, please visit: jaiarunravine.wordpress.com/tomtransthai/
The film "Tom / Trans / Thai" has been supported by ComPeung (compeung.org) as part of their contribution 'ComPeung featuring Jai Arun Ravine' for exhibition 'Chiang Mai Now' @ Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, April – June 2011. ComPeung is the first non-governmental artist-in-residence program in Thailand. Since 2005 ComPeung aspires to provide a platform for explorations and questioning in the arts.