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Interview with T Cooper director of trans bodybuilders doc ‘Man Made’

Man Made takes us into the heart of transgender male (FTM) culture, revealing unexpected truths about gender, masculinity, humanity and love. Four trans men take a variety of life paths toward stepping on stage at Trans FitCon, the only all-transgender bodybuilding competition in the world (held in Atlanta, GA). Man Made is a character-driven, intimate, and riveting verité-style competition film, …

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Cannes Review: ‘Girl,’ the deeply humane debut from Lukas Dhont

Lara is 15 going on 16 trans girl with dreams of being a professional ballerina in Lukas Dhont’s touching and humane first feature Girl. She’s far behind the other girls, having started much later than them. Her point work, turns and pliés all need improvement. She’s given an eight-week probation period to see if she can improve enough to be …

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Is The Danish Girl Sending a Dangerous Message About Trans* People?

  One only has to hear Tom Hooper and Eddie Redmayne passionately discuss the research they did in preparation for The Danish Girl to realize that they fully intended to make a film that would legitimize the struggles of transgendered people. They read scores of literature on the subject, and spent time with many trans men and women, listening to …

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