Log line: They didn’t all know each other, but they had a way of finding each other. 

Synopsis: A 45 year old Latinx trans man returns to his birthplace – Albuquerque, New Mexico – in search for the origin of a secret lesbian code he learned when he identified as a teenage dyke in the 80s.​ The Whistle is a documentary film that tells the story of a secret code created by and shared among young lesbians in 1970s & 80s Albuquerque as a means of self-­identification and finding community. 

Director: StormMiguel Florez

Producers: StormMiguel Florez, Annelise Ophelian

Cast: Charlene Padilla Johnson, Gloria Virgil, Stephanie Sanchez, Molly A. Chavez, Madie Mirabal, Bernadette (Bern) Adkins, Tina Quack, Monica Bergeron-Heintz, Michelle Martinez, Barbara L. Purcella, Susan Swann, Havens Levitt, Rosalie Sanchez


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Format: Documentary

Duration 57min

Country: USA

Language: English

UK Release: 24 July 2020