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100 Crushes, Chapter 6: They
100 Crushes, Chapter 6: They

Winner, Best Emerging Director, Toronto’s Inside Out Film Festival. The program wrote a beautiful description. The director’’s feelings of envy and resentment of a roommate’’s pronoun-of-choice eventually evolve into delight in one simple word. This freedom allows for new embodiments of gender——as beautiful and strange as a unicorn, a pair of wings or a bouquet of […]

SAVAC Monitor 9
SAVAC Monitor 9

My short film Coming Out is touring with SAVAC’s Monitor 9 screenings, curated by Nahed Mansour, who wrote a beautiful interpretation: Elisha Lim’s Coming Out continues to inspect broad stereotypes. Addressing the assumed conflict between religion and homosexuality, Lim draws a portrait of a single individual who we hear singing a prayer. Lim’s illustration provides […]

Los Sentidos
Los Sentidos

2011 Site Fest, Armory Arts Week, New York, NY I was invited to draw live to Coco Riot‘s beautiful poetry. We were stopped at the border, so we sent a video instead, but it ended up being pretty magic. This video is in Spanish with English subtitles. This is my translation of Coco’s beautiful poem – Los Sentidos […]

The Hawker
The Hawker

“The Hawker” animated short debuts at the Toronto Inside/Out Film Festival. 2 min, Dir. Elisha Lim and Coco Riot Screenings: Melbourne Queer Film & Video Festival 2013 TranScreen: Amsterdam Transgender Film Festival 2013 Long Beach Pride 2013 Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival 2013 Seoul Mixed Media Film Festival 2012 Reel Love LGBT Film Festival Madison […]

The Ex Bank
The Ex Bank

  Have you ever wanted to archive your broken heart?

Butch #9 Ruby
Butch #9 Ruby

My first 100 Butches claymation. This is #9, Ruby. Proud to debut at London’s British Film Institute Lesbian and Gay Film Festival 2013.   Screenings: British Film Institute Lesbian and Gay Film Festival 2013. Sacramento International Gay & Lesbian Film Festival 2013 Hamburg International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival 2013 Ann Arbor Film Festival 2014 […]