A DVD of Tales of the Waria is now available for the classroom! We hope you’ll consider making it a part of your curriculum.
What others are saying
"Beautiful, unsettling and thoroughly engaging, Tales of the Waria is the best film I have seen for teaching about the cultural construction of gender and sexuality.”
— Leslie Dwyer, Professor of Conflict Analysis and Anthropology, George Mason University
"Tales of the Waria is the most realistic depiction of the lives of transgendered Indonesians I have ever encountered.”
— Tom Boellstorff, Professor of Anthropology, University of California, Irvine
“The film really resonated with me. It’s so rare to see transgender people depicted in such a humanizing and non-satirical way.”
— Grant Hyun, Student, Colby College ‘14
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We hope you enjoy the film and please let us know your experiences using it in the classroom!