After more than 100 screenings in 28 countries, and winning 13 Best Documentary Awards (plus 11 additional nominations) the captivating documentary Sidney & Friends is now available on Amazon Prime Video.
Directed by Tristan Aitchison (the writer/director behind the award-winning 2014 short film, CARE), Sidney & Friends, shot entirely in Kenya, has been called “one of the most impacting and breathtaking reflections of intersex and trans life.” (Intersex UK)
Sidney & Friends tells the story of Sidney, who is intersex. When his family tries to kill him, Sidney flees to Nairobi, where he meets a group of transgender friends. Together, they fight discrimination and discover life, love and self-worth.
Sidney & Friends’ award wins include: the Grand Jury Prize for Best Documentary at NewFest: New York’s LGBTQ Film Festival (presented by HBO); Best Documentary at the Transgender Film Festival in Germany; Best Film at the Madrid Film and Human Rights Festival; and Best Documentary at the OMOVIES Film Festival in Italy.
Additionally, Sidney & Friends’ award nominations for Best Documentary include: the United Nation’s IOM Global Migration Film Festival; the Lili Award at MIX Copenhagen LGBTQ+ Film Festival; Sole Luna Doc Film Festival in Italy; TWIST Seattle Queer Film Festival; and a Best Film Score nomination at New York’s Independent Music Awards.
Sidney & Friends is now available on Amazon Prime Video. Its original soundtrack, by composer Paul Terry, is out now on all music platforms.