Arcus Presents... Sneak Peek of Upcoming Trans Documentary Films

UPDATE: Thank you so much for your interest. Event registration is now closed. If you would like to be added to the wait list, please email

The Arcus Foundation invites you to a sneak peek of clips from two feature-length documentaries “Blue ID” and “Out Run” partially funded through the Arcus Foundation Fund at Sundance Institute. The documentaries to be screened focus on themes of gender identity, capturing the stories of trans people found in Turkey and the Philippines.

Reception to precede the screening.

About the films

Blue ID (Turkey)
Directors: Burcu Melekoglu, Vuslat Karan
A transgender man struggles with self-realization and acceptance in traditional society of Turkey. Constrained by identification cards color-coded for gender, will he finally be considered for a Blue ID?

Out Run (U.S.)
Directors: Johnny Symons, S. Leo Chiang
Out Run follows Ladlad, the only LGBT political party in the world, on its historic quest to elect a transgender woman to the Philippine Congress through an unconventional strategy by mobilizing a national network of working-class gay and transgender hairdressers to be their grassroots campaign organizers.

RSVP Required