The Toothmans

2017 | 12 min | USA


Quietly nestled in McConnellsburg, a rural town in Pennsylvania, a relatively normal family faces challenges as their daughter comes out as transgender.


Film student’s documentary about a rural transgender teenager’s transition shows at international LGBTQ film festival

TEMPLE NEWS: Hansen Bursic was at work the day he received a congratulatory email notifying him his documentary “The Toothmans” had been accepted into San Francisco-based Frameline42, the largest and oldest LGBTQ film festival in the world. “The Toothmans” is an...

Student director screens trans youth documentary set in rural PA

PHILADELPHIA GAY NEWS: At 20 years old, queer filmmaker and activist Hansen Bursic will be one of the youngest directors in attendance this weekend when his award-winning documentary “The Toothmans” screens at the nation’s oldest and largest LGBT festival, held...

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

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...


Directed and Produced By Hansen Bursic | Cinematography by Lucas Wozniak and Hansen Bursic | Composer Robert Louis Howley | Editor Hansen Bursic

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