Cowboys : the unshakeable bond between a father and his transgender son

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  Writer/director Anna Kerrigan’s sophomore feature film COWBOYS had its Tribeca Premiere Online which is a sign of the times these days.  Nevertheless this beautiful touching drama still shone through winning a Best Screenplay Award for Kerrigan  and an equally well deserved Best Actor Award for Steve Zahn her leading man. Zahn plays Troy who’s … Continue reading

Becoming Colleen: Finding the Shoe that Fits

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  Becoming Colleen: Finding the Shoe that Fits is a compelling documentary about a remarkable 85 year Australian transgender woman who is about to move to a Christian retirement village where she fears that they will insist she dresses as a man. Having lived most of her life as Colin – a husband, father, policeman, … Continue reading


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It’s always tough adapting a stage play into a movie even when the play in question is August Wilson’s Fences which in 1987 won both a Pulitzer and Tony for Best Play.   Set in the 1950s, it is the sixth in Wilson’s ten-part circle which were all set in Pittsburgh and explore the evolving blue-collar African-American experience … Continue reading

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