Sam Feder

Filmmaker

Sam Feder is an award-winning filmmaker. Cited by Indiewire as an “exciting trans filmmakers shaking up Hollywood,” Sam’s work explores the power dynamics and politics of media-driven identity connecting urgent issues in the trans community to the struggles of the past. The Advocate named Sam’s feature, Kate Bornstein is a Queer & Pleasant Danger, one of the best LGBT documentaries of 2014 .Feder’s other works inclde Boy I Am and the Netflix Originals Documentary DISCLOSURE which chronicle the media’s unsettling portrayals of the trans community since the birth of the moving image. Feder’s work has been supported by the Ford Foundation, Fork Films, the Jerome Foundation, the MacDowell Colony, and Yaddo.