Family in Transition

Showings

3Below Thu, Mar 7 2:40 PM
Film Info
Type of Film/Event:Feature
Runtime:69
Rating:Not Rated
Genre:Documentary
Language:Hebrew
Subtitles:English
Production Country:Israel
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Ofir Trainin
Producer:Ofir Trainin
Music:Ofir Leibowitz
Cinematographer:Ofir Trainin
Uri Levy
Editor:Roi Ben Ami

Description

The bond is forever, no matter what changes.

When Galit shares her pantyhose with Amit, her husband, to keep his legs warm, the simple act makes Amit unravel his deepest secret - he is a transgender. Encouraging and nurturing as she is, Galit supports Amit's transformation into 'Imit.' But, with it comes turmoil - inside and outside. With their kids facing ridicule in school, and relatives shunning them, Galit is determined to protect and keep her family together at any cost. After Amit's gender reassignment surgery in Thailand, the two women renew their vows in hopes of peaceful life ahead, but another transition is brewing in the horizon. The stunning documentary immerses you in the struggles and joys of the Tsuk family, and connects you with each of them. -Rakesh Bhadang

Preceded by the music video: Is This Real?; Director: Stefano Cassini; Length: 4 min; Country: Kenya (Part of the Official Music Video Competition)


Sponsored by Applied Materials Foundation

Included Shorts

Is This Real? (5min) More

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