Doc examines the role of health services in the transgender community
A lively and moving documentary about the first major American hospital center for transgender surgery shows us what the future will look like.
Susan Kouguell speaks with filmmaker Tânia Cypriano during the New York Film Festival where her powerful documentary Born to Be had its world premiere.
“We’re going to make her whole”
‘Born to Be’ Review: Intimate Portrait of Transgender Surgery Pioneer Gets It Right
How does a self-taught upright bass player who dropped out of Julliard to pursue his parents’ dream of medical school become a bona fide superhero? Easy. He raised his hand…
Born to Be’ is a deeply intimate and endearing documentary that chronicles the physical transition of transgender patients at the Mount Sinai Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery in New York City.
Tania Cypriano’s documentary follows Dr. Jess Ting as he attends to patients at the groundbreaking Mount Sinai Center for Transgender Medicine and Surgery in New York City.
New York Film Festival ’19 Review: A Surgeon Operates in a Brave New World in “Born to Be”
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Caption: Director Tania Cypriano with cast member Mahogany Phillips
Caption: Tania Cypriano and Mahogany Phillips with Council Member Lisa Middleton. Lisa Middleton is the first transgender person to be elected in California for a non-judicial position. She was elected in November 2017.