Cinematic representations… Which movie blew you away?
We like to see ourselves on screen. We like to see stories of people like ourselves reflected back to us, in a meaningful manner. It helps us in order to be able to identify, legitimize, empower.
However, for trans folks like me, those cinematic representations have usually been rather problematic, perpetuating harmful tropes and stereotypes. Luckily, more and more movies are being created that do depict the lives of transgender people in a more authentic and befitting
It is that collection of films that I want to explore and talk about in my up-coming web-series, and I would love your input!
Do you have a favourite movie or actor/director that cannot be left out?
Let me know by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org