Butterflies in Berlin

Dir. Monica Manganelli | 30 min
Short Germany, Italy 2019

Brilliant art deco animation illustrates a transgender person’s brave journey of self-acceptance in 1930s Berlin, just as the city is overrun by repressive sociopolitical forces.


This short is available as part of the Transformers shorts program.

Film rentals are $11 per household ($9.50 for the film and $1.50 additional platform fee). All programs are accessible through Eventive, JxJ’s virtual cinema platform. For unlimited access to all JxJ Festival events, purchase a JxJ All Access Pass ($90 with no additional fees).


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