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Real Boy

  • The Park Theatre 698 Osborne Street Winnipeg, MB, R3L 2B9 Canada (map)

Directed by Shaleece Haas | USA | 2016 | 72 min


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This film has been rated PG - Not recommended for young children, language may offend

The coming-of-age story of Bennett Wallace, a transgender teenager on a journey to find his voice-as a musician, a friend, a son, and a man. As he navigates the ups and downs of young adulthood, Bennett works to gain the love and support of his mother, who has deep misgivings about her child’s transition. Along the way, he forges a powerful friendship with his idol, Joe Stevens, a celebrated transgender musician with his own demons to fight. 

Winner. Best Documentary Frameline San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival 2016

Winner. Karen Schmeer Award for Excellence in Documentary Editing Independent Film Festival of Boston 2016

Panel discussion to follow.

Earlier Event: October 15
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Later Event: October 16