Observational documentary, providing an honest insight into the experiences of a Deaf trans man.
Documentary (2019). Marcus Pabon-Lara loves swimming but is too self-conscious to take off his top in public. Will a mastectomy give him the body confidence needed to go for his first swim since he was a teenager? This observational documentary, which provides an honest insight into the experiences of a Deaf trans man, follows self-proclaimed “proud geek” Marcus during the lead up to his much-anticipated operation. Along the way, we meet his friends and his mother, finding out more about Marcus and how he feels about his transition. Produced and directed by Cathy Heffernan; a Drummer TV production for BSLBT.
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