An intimate story of a family in transition. As 19-year-old Bennett Wallace navigates sobriety, adolescence, and the evolution of his gender identity, his mother makes her own transformation from resistance to acceptance of her trans son. Along the way, both mother and son find support in their communities, reminding us that families are not only given, but chosen.. Winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the Frameline Film Festival.. "Poignant, raw, and incredibly heartfelt—a testament to the great filmmaking" - The Advocate. "REAL BOY captures the years-long and often painful process [of transition] with a degree of sensitivity that has never been seen before." - The Daily Beast
Shaleece Haas Productions, 2016.; [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2018.
Title from title frames.; Film; In Process Record.
Bennett Wallace, Joe Stevens, Suzy Reinke, Dylan Engle
Originally produced by Shaleece Haas Productions in 2016.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Haas, Shaleece, filmmaker
Shaleece Haas Productions (Firm), dst; Kanopy (Firm), dst