Screen Queen Presents: Boys Don’t Cry
For the month of February, we’ll be highlighting some of the most raw and brutally honest stories about trans experiences. Some fiction, some based on true stories, these will surely stick with you and provoke necessary conversation about what it’s like to live as a trans person in today’s society.
BOYS DON’T CRY
Based on a true story, Boys Don’t Cry was adapted from the life of Brandon Teena, born Teena Brandon, a transgender man who chose to live her life as a man and suffered tragic consequences as a result. A true story about hope, fear, and the courage it takes to be yourself, Boys Don’t Cry is critically acclaimed and was nominated for two Golden Globe Awards.
“Driven by performances of such luminous humanity that they break your heart.” Washington Post
“…a scalding indictment of the kind of consciously ignorant intolerance that runs disgracefully through America’s Heartland and Southern states.” Cole Smithey
“A haunting, superbly made film.” NY Post
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