Against a Trans Narrative (2008)

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"Against a Trans Narrative" primarily functions as a dialog - between friends, cultures and generations - addressing issues of representation, identity-formation, and the various forces ... See full summary »

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Jules Rosskam
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Cast

Credited cast:
Elizabeth Atwater Elizabeth Atwater ... Trans-youth
Suzy Brack ... Healthcare Worker
Bastian Cole Bastian Cole ... Transman
Desi del Valle Desi del Valle ... Social Worker
Kumasi Gwynne Kumasi Gwynne ... Transman 2
Tamara Roberts Tamara Roberts ... Transman 1
Tierza Scaccia ... Feminist
Lynell Stephani Lynell Stephani ... Trans / butch
Joette Waters ... Doctor
Dominique Weaver Dominique Weaver ... Transman 3
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"Against a Trans Narrative" primarily functions as a dialog - between friends, cultures and generations - addressing issues of representation, identity-formation, and the various forces that act together to build (or dismantle) communities. Specifically, the film analyzes the construction of trans-masculine communities inside the larger cultural framework. What forms of regulation, self or otherwise, must we partake in to be part of a community, and at what cost? The goal of the video is not to present a cohesive image of trans-masculinity because such a task is impossible, perhaps even irresponsible. The goal is to instigate conversations amongst feminists, queers, transfolks, and anyone else invested in radically shifting the ways in which we construct personal and historical narratives. Sitting somewhere between fiction, nonfiction and experimental film genres, the film is as fragmented and complicated as its subject matter. The audience is presented with disparate narratives, home... Written by Anonymous

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Documentary

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 2008 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Budget:

$10,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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1.78 : 1
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