The Academy announced feature films eligible for Animated, Documentary and International Feature Film categories for the 93rd Academy Awards.
Born to Be (2019)
NAME OF FILM: BORN TO BE (2019)
DIRECTOR(S): Tania Cypriano
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Having established himself as a world-renowned plastic surgeon, Dr. Jess Ting moves into a new role as the lead gender-affirming surgeon at the Mount Sinai Center—where, for the first time ever, all transgender and gender non-conforming individuals have access to quality health and surgical care. Deftly balancing the experiences of both the doctor and his diverse group of patients, director Tania Cypriano chronicles both the joys and pitfalls that come with navigating this new territory. With extraordinary access, BORN TO BE offers a compassionate look at how one surgeon’s pioneering work has changed the lives of those who are fighting for the right to define themselves.
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