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Run Time: 26 minutes
Pakistan’s treatment of its transgender community, often referred to as Khwaja Siras, is nothing short of paradoxical. Some view them to posses almost mystical-like qualities, so they are seen at weddings and celebrations, wishing good fortune upon the people. By most, however, they are perceived as outcasts; so they are retired to spending their lives in society’s peripheries—begging, dancing, and engaging in sex work to be able to pay their dues and be able to live.
CIFF45 Streams On Demand
Thursday, April 08, 2021 at 11:00 AM -
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at 11:59 PM
Streams Access: United States and US Territories
Closed Captions: No
Audio Description: No
English Subtitles: Yes
Shorts Program 12