Two Spirits: Sexuality, Gender, and the Murder of Fred Martinez


This film from 2009 tells the story of Fred Martinez, a male-bodied person with a feminine nature, who was brutally murdered at the age of 16. The film interweaves this tragic story with an exploration of Native American culture and gender.

The DVD can be purchased at

A Discussion Guide is available:

Additional articles about the film:

The 2 minute trailer for the film.

Independent Lens featured the film and shared these clips, now hosted by director Lydia Nibley…

Independent Lens also shared some video extras…

The film was also featured on “In the Life”…