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Catalogue Number:  PR3674
Producer:  Passion River Films
Subject:  Diversity, Documentary, Family Studies/Home Economics, Gender Studies, Guidance, Health, Health and Medicine, Psychology, Social Issues, Social Sciences, Sociology
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  United States
Copyright Year:  2016
Running Time:  72:00


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A moving and intimate story of a family in transition, Real Boy follows the journey of trans teen Bennett as he navigates adolescence, sobriety, and the physical and emotional ramifications of his changing gender identity. Through the process, his mother Suzy makes her own transformation —travelling a difficult road toward accepting that the daughter she raised as Rachael is now her son Bennett.

Winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the Frameline Film Festival.




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