Translations is the Seattle Transgender Film Festival, and Gender Failure is the live multimedia extravaganza that’s been chosen to open the 2013 Translations. Created and performed by celebrated Canadian trans artists Ivan Coyote and Rae Spoon, and featuring video and animation from esteemed Seattle artist Clyde Petersen, Gender Failure explores its makers’ failures at fitting into the gender binary through words, music, and projected visuals. (The recent performance of Gender Failure at the London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival was a sellout, so get your tickets quick.) (Harvard Exit, 807 E Roy St,, 7:15 pm, $16)