“Visible Silence” is a documentary film sharing the stories of Thai toms, dees and lesbians striving for visibility, authenticity, and acceptance in a highly traditional society.

With support from the Horizons Foundation, Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, Frameline Completion Fund, GAPA Foundation and others, Award-winning filmmaker Ruth Gumnit and her binational (Thai-U.S.) team have finished the film!


June 1 and 3, 2015: World premiere, in competition, at the 55.Krakow Film Festival

June 21 and 25, 2015: U.S. premiere, Frameline39: the San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival

October 10 and October 14, 2015: Asian premiere, Women Make Waves Film Festival, Taipei, Taiwan

October 14, 2015: Thai premiere, Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand

October 19, 2015: 5th Annual National Conference Sexuality Studies, Bangkok, Thailand

October 22, 2015:  Documentary Arts Asia, Chiang Mai, Thailand

December 2, 2015: Gender Equality Across Culture conference at Naresuan University, Thailand

Your tax deductible donation will go directly to getting the film seen by the world!  Please watch the trailer and lend your support.