BORN TO BE
TANIA CYPRIANO | USA | 2019 | 92 MIN | NR | ENGLISH
Film Available January 13 – January 20
Q&A: January 19 | 7:00 PM | Zoom Webinar
This intimate, informative documentary follows the head surgeon and several patients at one of the world’s foremost centers for gender affirmation surgery.
On January 19, we are proud to present a Q&A and discussion with BORN TO BE director Tania Cypriano and subjects Dr. Jess Ting, Dr. Bella Avanessian, Mahogany Phillips and Garnet Rubio, led by Megan Voeller, Director of Humanities, Thomas Jefferson University.
The screening and discussion are FREE, but registration is required. Details regarding how to access the screening and Q&A will be sent to ticketholders in their confirmation email.
DocNights with Thomas Jefferson University
Presented with Thomas Jefferson University, DocNights showcases celebrated contemporary documentaries exploring vital issues that affect our world, followed by enriching post-screening Q&As featuring the documentary subjects, filmmakers, and university conversation partners.
During the 2020-2021 season, DocNights with Thomas Jefferson University will feature four compelling films about diverse issues that members of the LGBTQ+ community experience every day. Whether it is an internal journey of self-discovery and recovery, coming out to loved ones, or facing challenges in the workplace, this collection hopes to inform while encouraging compassion and enriching conversations.
In an effort to bring these important and enlightening stories to members of the Philadelphia community, DocNights with Thomas Jefferson University is FREE to attend and virtually accessible.