Documentary film about transgender youth living in rural Pa., selected for film festival

Jun 6, 2018

PENN LIVE: A documentary film about the experiences of a transgender teenager set against a rural Pennsylvania backdrop has been selected for screening at a national LGBT film festival. The documentary, “The Toothmans,” was produced by Temple University film student Hansen Bursic and has been selected to screen at the Frameline42 film festival. The film¬†centers on Cooper Toothman, a young transgender girl living in rural Pennsylvania, and her family, as they navigate the difficulties surrounding her transition and the opposition she has faced in her school district.