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On Screen/in Person: Real Boy

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Event Details

March 6, 2017 | 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm | Pollak Theatre

Free Event

REAL
BOY

is the coming-of-age story of Bennett Wallace, a transgender teenager on a
journey to find his voice as a musician, a friend, a son, and a man. Navigating
the ups and downs of young adulthood, he works to gain the support of his
mother, who has deep misgivings about her child’s transition. As tension mounts
at home, Bennett is taken in by his idol, Joe Stevens, the lead singer of the
alt-Americana band, Coyote Grace. Exploring how our search for personal
identity also involves those closest to us, REAL
BOY
is a nuanced look at the new American family and the people we turn to
when our given families are unavailable.  

There will be a post screening Q&A with the director Shaleece
Haas
.

 1 hour 12 minutes

 On
Screen/In Person is a program of Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation made
possible through the generous support of the National Endowment for the
Arts. For more information on the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation visit
http://www.midatlanticarts.org.