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Streaming available in the U.S. from 11/12 12:00 AM ET - 11/18 11:59 PM ET.
Virtual Q&A: 11/18 8PM ET. Link will be sent to ticketed audience.

This film is part of the PrideFull Shorts Program.
Co-presented with Three Dollar Bill Cinema and QWOCMAP.


Dir. by Penny Baldado
USA | 2013 | Documentary | 8 min

From the roots of struggle, My Beautiful Resistance grows vibrantly for an undocumented, queer, person of color.

Director's Bio

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Penny Baldado
​Pronouns: they/them

Penny Baldado was born and raised in the small town of Davao City, Philippines. They migrated to the Bay Area and have lived there for 20 years. They are the proud owner and operator of Cafe Gabriela, a community hub and foodie destination located in Downtown Oakland. Passionate about food and social justice, they created an intentional space that can embrace all of their experiences as a queer person of color, an undocumented immigrant, and as a person of working class background. They made a 7 minute autobiographical documentary My Beautiful Resistance narrating all these identities. When not working at the Cafe, you can see Penny in the streets of Oakland with their dog Winnie or surfing in the ocean.

Virtual Live Q&A

11/18 8PM ET
Director Penny Baldado 
will join us for a virtual live Q&A. Link to the PrideFull Shorts Q&A will be sent to ticketed audience.


2021 PrideFull Shorts Program Tickets
Streaming available from 11/12 - 11/18.
Including a virtual live Q&A on 11/18 8PM ET.
Regular: $10.00  |  Suggested: $15.00

ALL Access Pass
Access to watch all 10 virtual films from 10/29 - 11/18.
Including full access to all Q&As.

Regular: $40.00  |  Suggested: $50.00

Paying the suggested amount helps us sustain the program. Thank you!

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This film is part of the PrideFull Shorts Program, which is co-presented with Three Dollar Bill Cinema and QWOCMAP.

Three Dollar Bill Cinema fosters deeper community engagement by showcasing queer film programming, educational experiences, and social dialogue.

QWOCMAP uses film to shatter stereotypes and bias, reveal the lived truth of inequality, and build understanding and community around art and social justice. QWOCMAP creates, exhibits, and distributes high-impact films that authentically reflect the lives of queer women of color (cisgender & transgender), and gender nonbinary, nonconforming, and transgender people of color (of any orientation), and address the vital, intersecting social justice issues that concern our multiple communities. QWOCMAP’s vision nurtures filmmakers as artist-activist leaders for social change.

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