Silas Howard

Silas Howard

Known For: Directing · Birthday: 2000-01-01 (21 years old) · Gender: Male

15 Movies · 8 TV shows

Also Known As: Tribe 8 · Lynn Flipper

Biography

Silas Howard is an American director, scriptwriter and actor. His first feature film was By Hook or by Crook in 2001 with Harry Dodge, and he earned an MFA in directing at UCLA. He began directing episodes during the second season of Transparent, making him the show's first trans director.

Early Life

Howard grew up in south Vermont. He arrived in San Francisco in the early 1990s. Howard played guitar for Tribe 8, a queer punk rock band originating in the San Francisco area. In San Francisco, he and Harry Dodge, a former band member, opened Red Dora's Bearded Lady Café, where artists displayed their art.

Movies & TV shows

2019.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
Framing Agnes

Framing Agnes

2019
The UCLA Medical Center was approached by a woman in the late 1950s who wanted to have sex reassignment surgery. Her story was considered to be exceptional and singular until the case files of other p...
TV
Tales of the City

Tales of the City

2019
Mary Ann returned to San Francisco to be with her daughter and ex- husband twenty years after she left them behind to pursue her career. Mary Ann is drawn back into the circle of Anna Madrigal, her ch...
TV
Dickinson

Dickinson

6.31
2019
Emily's name is Emily. A poet. A girl. The total rebel. Emily wants to become the world's greatest poet.

2018.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Pose

Pose

5.29
2018
A dance musical that explores the juxtaposition of several segments of 1980s life and society in New York: the ball culture world, the rise of the luxury Trump-era universe, and the downtown social an...
TV
Step Up: High Water

Step Up: High Water

2018
They moved to Atlanta to attend their new school.
A Kid Like Jake

A Kid Like Jake

2018
On the eve of the admissions cycle for New York City kindergartens, Alex and Greg Wheeler have high hopes for their four-year-old son, Jake. The director of Jake's preschool encourages them to accentu...

2017.

3 Movies
More Than T

More Than T

2017
Seven transgender and gender nonconforming individuals share their unique experiences with Silas Howard.
Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk

Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk

2017
Turn It Around: The Story of East Bay Punk spans over 30 years of the California Bay Area’s punk music history with a central focus on the emergence of the inspiring 924 Gilman Street collective. This...
Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution

Queercore: How to Punk a Revolution

2017
The subject of a documentary is Queercore, the cultural and social movement that began as an appendage of punk and was distinguished by its discontent with society's disapproval of the gay, bisexual, ...

2016.

1 TV show
TV
This Is Us

This Is Us

6.48
2016
The lives and families of three adults living and growing up in the United States of America in the present and past times are followed. Several of them share the same birthday, and so much more than ...

2014.

1 Movie · 2 TV shows
TV
Faking It

Faking It

6.09
2014
Two friends who love each other are the subject of a romantic comedy. After many failed attempts to become popular, the girls are mistakenly outed as lesbians, which catapults them to instant celebrit...
TV
Transparent

Transparent

6
2014
When a dramatic admission causes everyone's secrets to spill out, an LA family with serious boundary issues have their past and future unraveling.
Sticks & Stones

Sticks & Stones

2014
Bambi Lake, a notorious San Francisco transgender performer and entertainer, takes us on a stroll down Polk Street, sharing anecdotes and the history behind her song Golden Age of Hustlers, which was ...

2013.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
The Fosters

The Fosters

6.16
2013
Stef Foster, a police officer, and her partner, a school vice principal, have built a close-knit, loving family with her biological son from a previous marriage, Brandon, and their adopted twins, Mari...
Valencia

Valencia

2013
Valencia is a collaboration between a national community of queer filmmakers to adapt the underground classic memoir into a kaleidoscopic vision of San Francisco's Mission District in the early 90s du...

2009.

1 Movie
Blink

Blink

2009
A rumination on the dangers of first crushes, the weight of clean guns and the habits of sea cucumbers.

2007.

1 Movie
How Do I Say This? I'm Gay!

How Do I Say This? I'm Gay!

2007
A college student needs the support of her friends to come out to her mother.

2005.

1 Movie
Wrong Bathroom

Wrong Bathroom

2005
The film explores the movement to make restroom safe for everyone and takes a candid look at the issue of gender specific restroom spaces.

2001.

1 Movie
By Hook or by Crook

By Hook or by Crook

2001
By Hook or by Crook chronicles the tale of two unlikely friends who commit petty crimes as they search for a path to understanding themselves and the outside world. Silas Howard plays Shy (a transgend...

1999.

1 Movie
Homocore Minneapolis

Homocore Minneapolis

1999
Documentary about the musical scene in Minneapolis, focusing on queer punk groups. Ganser interviews members of groups such as Tribe 8, The Misfires, and The Butchies.

1997.

1 Movie
Blue Diary

Blue Diary

1997
The story of a butch dyke pining over a one night stand with a straight girl is told through static San Francisco landscapes.

1996.

1 Movie
Femme Bitch Top

Femme Bitch Top

1996
Tribe 8 music video.

Unknown Year.

1 Movie
Moonshadow

Moonshadow

A trans teen is sent to a science-based conversion camp by his family and quickly learns that the youth there are being converted into something less than human.
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