Becoming More Visible

Becoming More Visible

Downloadable Video - 2016
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Are you Male or Female? For the four fearless young transgender adults featured in the film this is not a simple question. These four defy societal norms to be their true selves and become more visible. No transition is easy, but for some it is easier than for others.. Sean is a trans male comedian from a small affluent town in upstate New York. Katherine is a Bangladeshi trans girl from a family steeped in their cultural traditions. Olivia had to leave her family in Atlanta and enter the shelter system in order to be the woman she knows she is. The unforgettable Morgin is a fully transitioned woman pursuing her musical ambitions and attempting to make her way in the world.. BECOMING MORE VISIBLE shines a humanizing light on their different stories, both their struggles and their triumphs, and showcases the importance of having a steady support system. The film also briefly goes over the physical process some of them decide to take in transitioning.. (LANGUAGE ADVISORY - Expletive and brief reference to male genitalia). "BECOMING MORE VISIBLE is a groundbreaking film that hopes to elevate and generate awareness about the realities plaguing transgender youth." -Huffington Post. "BECOMING MORE VISIBLE helps to bring these kids out from the shadows by giving them a voice and a safe space to express their individuality." - Docfest. Festivals: Award of Merit: IMPACT Docs Awards, DOC NYC, San Francisco Doc Fest, Portland Film Festival, Out on Film Festival, Atlanta, Palm Beach International Film Festival
Publisher: The Video Project, 2016.
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2018.
Branch Call Number: eVideo kanopy
Characteristics: 1 online resource (streaming video file) (72 minutes): digital, .flv file, sound

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