Why Can't I Be Me? Around You

Douglas, AZ | 2019 | 93 | DCP
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Feature in Competition: Why Can't I Be Me? Around You
Screening Room - Michigan Theater Mon, Jan 1, 0001 12:00 AM - 1:45 AM
A 15 minute Q&A with filmmakers in attendance will follow the screening.
Feature in Competition: Why Can't I Be Me? Around You
Screening Room - Michigan Theater Thu, Mar 26 9:30 PM - 11:15 PM
A 15 minute Q&A with filmmakers in attendance will follow the screening.
Film Info
Runtime:93
Trailer:https://vimeo.com/347875130
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Harrod Blank
Social Media
Website:https://harrodblank.com/work/why-cant-i-be-me-around-you-2019/
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/events/253692528847646/

Description

Albuquerque’s Rusty Tidenberg, auto mechanic and drag-racing aficionado, shocked friends and family by coming out as trans. Followed for eight years by filmmaker Harrod Blank (son of Les Blank), Rusty guides us through the aftermath of her transition, as growing acceptance among her straight-talking Southwest community still doesn’t ease her romantic and professional woes. Interwoven with lively tales of gender-nonconforming individuals on the art -car circuit, Blank’s film is a sensitive and unpredictable love letter to people who fight to be unapologetically themselves.