Writer/Director Harvey Rabbit - Captain Faggotron Saves The Universe
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Harvey Rabbit | He, Him


Harvey Rabbit is a transgender artist living in Berlin, Germany. He has a Masters degree in dramaturgy and a Masters of Fine Arts in Experimental Theater, both from New College of California. A campaigner for LGBTQIA* and sex worker rights, his activism dates back to the mid-90s when, using spoken word as his medium, he made a scene on Northern California stages, speaking about feminism, queerness, and empowerment. He first touched European soil in 2007 as part of the CESTA “Waste” festival, a cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary festival in Tàbor, Czech Republic. In 2012 he came to Berlin with his clown show, “ShameNoShame!” 

From 2013 to 2015, he produced, curated, and hosted Varieté Ridiculous, a political cabaret in Berlin focusing on sex worker rights. In 2016, his first short film, Slowdance (2016), a film noir about homophobia and gay love, premiered at the Berlin Porn Film Festival and has been shown in queer film festivals in many parts of Europe, South and Central America, and the USA. In 2017, he produced “We are the Fucking World,”  a short film for Erika Lust. His 2018 short film, “The Chemo Darkroom” was selected for the shorts competion in the Berlin Porn Film Festival, Berlin Feminist Film Week, IKFF Hamburg and the 2019 Hacker Porn Film Festival in Rome. His first feature film, “Captain Faggotron Saves the Universe” had its world premeire at the 2023 International Film Festival Rotterdam, was selected in the Midnight section at Karlovy Vary IFF, and was the closing film in the inaugural Sunny Bunny, the Ukraine’s first LGBT+ Film Festival. The film is available on DVD in the USA and UK through TLA releasing and will be released in the German cinemas on December 7th 2023