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More Than T (2017)

TV-14 | | Documentary | 23 June 2017 (USA)
A full-length documentary that depicts the multidimensional lives of seven transgender and gender non-conforming individuals.

Director:

Silas Howard

Writer:

Jen Richards (creative consultant)

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Credited cast:
Gizelle Messina Gizelle Messina ... Self
Mia Yamamoto Mia Yamamoto ... Self
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Octavia Lewis Octavia Lewis ... Self
Louis Mitchell Louis Mitchell ... Self
Charles Whitewolf Charles Whitewolf ... Self
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Finding one's path in life is infinitely complex, yet many trans people are externally defined solely by that small part of their journey. Through textured vignettes, collaborators Silas Howard (Transparent, By Hook or By Crook) and Jen Richards (Her Story, Frameline40) illuminate themes of family, resilience, self-determination, and finding your calling, through the perspective of trans people of color. Defense attorney Mia Yamamoto, who was imprisoned in a Japanese American internment camp as a child, illuminates a fight for human dignity that includes-and goes beyond-her later-in-life gender transition. Reverend Louis Mitchell survived the decimation of his community during the start of AIDS, and now finds himself spiritual leader to white, straight, cisgender seniors who accept him in his entirety. Joanna Cifredo advocates for other trans women, refusing to rest until her story of survival is the norm and not the exception. Gizelle Messina teaches others how to find beauty in ... Written by Sophia Lanza-Weil, Frameline

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Documentary

Certificate:

TV-14

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 June 2017 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York, USA See more »

Company Credits

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MAC Cosmetics, Praytell See more »
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Color (HD)

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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