Born To Be

Born To Be
Director: Tania Cypriano
Documentary, USA, 93 min.

Monday, April 6, 3:00 PM

Born To Be follows the work of Dr. Jess Ting at the groundbreaking Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery in NYC where, for the first time, all transgender and non-binary people have access to quality healthcare and surgery.
With extraordinary access, this feature-length documentary takes an intimate look at how one doctor’s work impacts the lives of his patients as well as how his journey from renowned plastic surgeon to pioneering gender-affirming surgeon has led to his own transformation.
Born To Be gives voice to those who seek to be their authentic selves and addresses the nuances and complexities of gender, exploring key issues around the human right for self expression and self determination and highlighting the critical need for gender-affirming healthcare.

Posted in Competition 2020, Feature 2020