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A Small Part of Me

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Catalogue Number:  NSF004
Producer:  Nootka Street Film Company Inc.
Producing Agencies:  Nootka Street Film Company Inc.
Subject:  Canadian Social Issues, Character Education, Current Events, Documentary, Drama, Family Studies/Home Economics, Guidance, Health and Medicine, Psychology, Social Issues, Social Sciences, Sociology
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  Canada
Copyright Year:  2016
Running Time:  15:00
Closed Captions:  Yes

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Tobin, a transgender teen prepares for his acting debut where he’ll be playing a male leading character in the youth play. While rehearsals are in progress, his friends and chosen family band together to help remove him from a difficult living situation and connect him with the support he needs. A government program called a youth agreement gave Tobin financial support to move to a safer environment, but Tobin still hopes his father will come to see his play production. A short documentary about coming out and coming-of-age in a small town.

Official Selection: Vancouver Queer Film Festival 2017 and Winnipeg Reel Pride Film Festival

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