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Born to Be

Born to Be
Documentary | 2019 | NR. 1hr 32min
CAST: Leiomy Maldonado, Garnet Rubio, Mahogany Phillips DIRECTOR: Tania Cypriano VIRTUAL SCREENING ROOM | CO-PRESENTED BY RAINBOW CENTER | WATCH NOW

Co-presented by Rainbow Center, Born To Be follows the work of Dr. Jess Ting at the groundbreaking Mount Sinai Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery in New York City-where, for the first time ever, all transgender and gender non-conforming people have access to quality transition-related health and surgical care. With extraordinary access, this feature-length documentary takes an intimate look at how one doctor's work impacts the lives of his patients as well as how his journey from renowned plastic surgeon to pioneering gender-affirming surgeon has led to his own transformation.

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BORN TO BE Virtual PANEL DISCUSSION

Presented by the Human Rights Campaign—featuring Director Tania Cypriano (she/her) and Film Subjects Dr. Jess Ting (he/him), Jordan (he/him), and Mahogany (she/her)

Watch livestreamed discussion on YouTube!


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Reviews
With its cinematic eye, compelling subjects, and elegant awareness of the issues, "Born to Be" was conceived just in time.
Jude Dry, indieWire
A brave, revelatory, and beautifully realized film, it is easily one of the year's best and most important documentaries.
Godfrey Cheshire, RogerEbert.com
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