A young man explains what growing up transgender is like. I didn’t expect him to be so real.

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A young man explains what growing up transgender is like. I didn’t expect him to be so real.

Writer and director Elizabeth Rohrbaugh offers a powerful, compelling short of a transgender man’s journey toward self-realization.

As Dylan — based on a childhood friend of the director — travels to Coney Island, he reflects on his odyssey of transformation, symbolically removing layers of clothes along the way.

Dylan’s journey isn’t just a parable of self-discovery and acceptance, though those themes resonate throughout the film — he’s also candid about the real, intimate details on what it means to be trans for many.

This unusual scripted “documentary” features a compelling central role for LGBT performer Becca Blackwell, who offers an emotionally poignant portrait of someone searching and fighting for their identity.

‘Dylan’ is simply but elegantly made, and while it’s rooted in one person’s specific experience, its universal themes of self-love and self-knowledge will resonate with anyone trying to find their voice and place in the world.

He gets brutally honest at 1:50…






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